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# Algorithms: Sorting and Searching Course (How To)

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### Overview

This course will look at algorithms in two categories: sorting and searching. We'll implement well-known sorting algorithms like selection sort, quicksort, and merge sort. You'll also learn basic search algorithms like sequential search and binary search.

#### What you'll learn

• Recursion
• Sorting algorithms
• Searching algorithms
• Big O notation

## Sorting Algorithms

Let's look at several common sorting algorithms, including Quicksort and Merge Sort.

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## Searching Names

This stage will cover common algorithms for searching through an array or other collection: Linear Search and Binary Search.

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