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Merge sort can be implemented using O(1) auxiliary space.

(a) true

(b) false

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The explanation is: Standard merge sort requires O(n) space to merge two sorted arrays. We can optimize this merging process so that it takes only constant space. This version is known as in place merge sort.

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