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The given array is arr = {3,4,5,2,1}. The number of iterations in bubble sort and selection sort respectively are __________

(a) 5 and 4

(b) 4 and 5

(c) 2 and 4

(d) 2 and 5

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Origin of the question is Selection Sort in chapter Sorting of Data Structures & Algorithms II

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Right option is (a) 5 and 4

Best explanation: Since the input array is not sorted, bubble sort takes 5 iterations and selection sort takes 4(n-1) iterations.

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