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Generic Methods in Non generic classes c#

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public Class state
{
double costs;

/// many varaiables declared
}
public Class state1: state
{

int iterators;

public void Initialize()
{
 // do something else
}
//Many variables declared
}

//**************************************************************************

Public Class common
            {
            Public bool  func1(state [ ] cur)//// state is used

                          { ///do something&.
                             &..
}
Public double func2( state [ ] obj1, state obj2)///// very important (state class used)
{
//// Do something
}

}
//**********************************
Pubic Class child1 : common

Public bool  func1(state1 [ ] cur)///// state1 is used

                          { ///do something&.
                             &..
}

Public double func2( state1 [ ] obj1, state1 obj2)////state1 class used
{
//// Do something
}

}
//*****************************************




I want to override the base class  common  functions  with  child1 functions&. So if I add keywords virtual in base class  functions and override in child1 functions I am getting error that  No suitable method found to override&&.. bcos the arguments of the function differ as  state class and state1 class&.

If I change the arguments as state in  base class function and child class function&&&.It shows error bcos state1 class has additional data which state class don have.

I think the only way is to apply  generic methods in non generic classes how  can I do it here&&.I dont want to make the class generic due to some reasons&..
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In your class child1, change the signature of your two methods func1 and func2 to take state[] parameters rather than state1[] parameters. Inside the methods, you can cast them to state1 type.

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Commented:
thank you very much
But when I changed the arument in the child function to state.......It shows error bcos it uses som varaibles inside the function which state class do not have.........

could u tell me how can I convert efficiently
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Commented:
Thankyou very much for your reply..... I have done this yesterdaay  after seeing your comment........
thank you very much..................
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