•    Use Class Members

    •    Understand Primitive Casting

    •    Understand Variable Scope

    •    Differentiate Between Primitive Variables and Reference Variables

    •    Determine the Effects of Passing Variables into Methods

    •    Understand Object Lifecycle and Garbage Collection

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Stack and Heap—Quick Review

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