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Why Can't We Instantiate Abstract Class

public abstract class AbstractClass {
  protected AbstractClass(int x) {
    Console.WriteLine("Abstract Constructor");

public class DerivedClass: AbstractClass {
  public DerivedClass(int x): base(x) {

DerivedClass cls = new DerivedClass(10);

Picture showing the constructor invocation of abstract class constructor followed by derived class constructor
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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Sunday, January 11, 2015


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