Chapter 3

Arrays: Searching and Sorting

CHAPTER OUTLINE
3.1 INTRODUCTION

An array is a data structure with the help of which a programmer can refer to and perform operations on a collection of similar data types such as simple lists or tables of information. For example, a list of names of ‘N’ number of students of a class can be grouped under a common name (say studList). This list can be easily represented by an array called studList for ‘N = 45’ students as shown in Figure 3.1

 

Schematic representation of an array

 

Fig. 3.1 ...

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