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Getting Sorted - Computerphile


How well sorted is your algorithm? Choosing the right method to sort numbers has a huge effect on how quickly a computer can process a task. Alex Pinkney talks about two popular sorting algorithms and how they 'scale up.'

 


Quick Sort is a popular sorting algorithm, but how does it work? Alex continues our exploration of sorting algorithms with a quick look at quick sort.