Difference between throw and throws in Java

There are many differences between throw and throws keywords. A list of differences between throw and throws are given below:

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1 Java throw keyword is used to explicitly throw an exception. Java throws keyword is used to declare an exception.
2 Checked exception cannot be propagated using throw only. Checked exception can be propagated with throws.
3 Throw is followed by an instance. Throws is followed by class.
4 Throw is used within the method. Throws is used with the method signature.
5 You cannot throw multiple exceptions. You can declare multiple exceptions e.g.public void method()throws IOException,SQLException.

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