What is encapsulation?

May 29th, 2015
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Object-oriented languages consists of data together with the procedures to operate on that data. Encapsulation refers to the fact that an object’s data can be accessed only through the methods (procedures) provided. Encapsulation organizes programs into a collection of logically related code and data.

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Assignment 3DIRECTIONS: Type all answers. Keep a copy of your work. Include your name, student number, course number, and course code on every page. Short answer questions are 4 points each. The programming assignment is 20 points.Week 77.1 What is encapsulation? Object-oriented languages consists of data together with the procedures to operate on that data. Encapsulation refers to the fact that an objects data can be accessed only through the methods (procedures) provided. Encapsulation organizes programs into a collection of logically related code and data. What is information hiding? Information hiding is a key concept in data abstraction, that is, the details are hidden to include only the most significant attributes. Information hiding is the ability to prevent certain aspects of the data from being accessible to its clients.Does every C++ class necessarily follow these two principles?Yes, a class in C++ contains data members and member functions that are only accessed by instances of that class. That is how a class encapsulates the data and these classes can hide the information with the private clause.7.2 Compare the following languages in terms of h

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