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Let's Sort Out Sorting: How to Think About Sorting like a Computer

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Beer City Code
June 1, 2019
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Beer City Code
June 2019

We, as humans with brains, can sort things without thinking too hard. But how do computers go about sorting things?

We will answer this question together by exploring three different sorting algorithms: BOGO sort, insertion sort, and bubble sort. We will evaluate the efficiency of each sorting algorithms with questions like “How many times would you have to go through a list of unsorted things with this method before you can know for sure it is sorted?” and “How could we make that faster?”