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This lecture from M.I.T. is over an hour long delivered by Prof. Charles Leiserson and covers the quick sort algorithm. It is aimed at undergraduate students.

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algorithm

A set of precise instructions which, if followed, will solve a problem.

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This question appears in the following syllabi:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopicExam Year
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)D1AlgorithmsXTRA-
AQA AS Further Maths 2017Discrete MathsExtraAlgorithms - Extra-
AQA AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Discrete MathsExtraAlgorithms - Extra-
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)D1AlgorithmsXTRA-
Edexcel AS Further Maths 2017Decision Maths 1ExtraAlgorithms - Extra-
Edexcel AS/A2 Further Maths 2017Decision Maths 1ExtraAlgorithms - Extra-
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)D1AlgorithmsXTRA-
OCR A2 Further Maths 2017Discrete MathsAlgorithmsQuick Sort - Extra-
OCR MEI AS Further Maths 2017Modelling with AlgorithmsSorting and PackingQuick Sort - Extra-
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)D1AlgorithmsXTRA-
Universal (all site questions)AAlgorithmsXTRA-