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Week 8 — Polymorphism

Polymorphism is a big word.  In regards to object oriented programming, it basically means that an object can be multiple things.

A classic example is a cat.  An individual cat is obviously a cat, but it is also an animal, an omnivore, a vertebrate creature, and a life form.  It is all of those things, while still being a cat.

This week, we’ll work on exercises that will hopefully make polymorphism more clear, and demonstrate why it is useful for us as programmers.

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