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Quick sort uses which of the following method to implement sorting?

(a) merging

(b) partitioning

(c) selection

(d) exchanging

This question was addressed to me by my college professor while I was bunking the class.

The doubt is from Sorting topic in portion Sorting of Data Structures & Algorithms II

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The correct choice is (b) partitioning

For explanation: Quick sort makes partitions of the input array about the pivot in order to implement sorting. Thus its method of sorting is called partitioning.

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