why void functions cannot contain return type?

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void functions do have a return type, they return void. In some languages, you can say "return void" others you can't.

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void functions do have a return type, they return void. In some languages, you can say "return void" others you can't.

Consider void as meaning "nothing", so a function that returns void is returning "nothing". IE, there is no there there... :-)

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