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    Discuss what makes one algorithm better than another. Give an example.

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    There are many different factors that can be used with comparing algorithms. These include the amount of space that the algorithm requires to run, the complexity of the algorithm, and the time it takes for the algorithm to run. Usually the time to run is the most significant factor. For example, consider comparing a bubble sort to a quicksort. Both algorithms will sort a list of values. The bubble sort will require n^2 (n squared) time to complete the sort on ...

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    This solution provides a discussion of how to evaluate and compare different Computer Science algorithms.