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The idea behind inheritance is that you can create new classes that are built on existing classes. When you inherit from an existing class, you reuse (or inherit) its methods, and you can add new methods and fields to adapt your new class to new situations.


Cover of Core Java® Volume I—Fundamentals, Tenth Edition


Inheritance is the reusing of codes in multiple objects.