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## What sort is used in C++?

The GNU Standard C++ library, for example, uses a 3-part hybrid sorting algorithm: **introsort is performed first** (introsort itself being a hybrid of quicksort and heap sort), to a maximum depth given by 2×log_{2} n, where n is the number of elements, followed by an insertion sort on the result.

## What is sort STL?

Sort is an in-built function in a C++ STL ( **Standard Template Library**). This function is used to sort the elements in the range in ascending or descending order.

## Which sort is used in std::sort?

Most implementations of std::sort use **quicksort**, (or usually a hybrid algorithm like introsort, which combines quicksort, heapsort and insertion sort).

## What is the fastest sorting algorithm?

But since it has the upper hand in the average cases for most inputs, **Quicksort** is generally considered the “fastest” sorting algorithm.

## Which sorting algorithm is best?

Time Complexities of Sorting Algorithms:

Algorithm | Best | Worst |
---|---|---|

Bubble Sort |
Ω(n) | O(n^2) |

Merge Sort | Ω(n log(n)) | O(n log(n)) |

Insertion Sort | Ω(n) | O(n^2) |

Selection Sort | Ω(n^2) | O(n^2) |

## How does sort () work?

A Sorting Algorithm is **used to rearrange a given array or list elements according to a comparison operator on the elements**. The comparison operator is used to decide the new order of element in the respective data structure. For example: The below list of characters is sorted in increasing order of their ASCII values.

## Is std :: sort efficient?

std::stable_sort is most likely to use MergeSort, because of the stability requirement. However note that **MergeSort requires extra space in order to be efficient**. From the standard: Complexity: It does at most N log^{2}(N) comparisons; if enough extra memory is available, it is N log(N).

## How do you sort an array?

**java.** **util.** **Arrays**

- import java. util. Arrays;
- public class Sorting {
- public static void main (String [] args) {
- int [] array = {45,12,85,32,89,39,69,44,42,1,6,8};
- Arrays. sort(array);
- for (int i = 0; i < array. length; i++) {
- System. out. println(array[i]);
- };

## What type of sort is C++ sort?

Algorithms used by sort()

It is **a hybrid sorting algorithm**, which means that it uses more than one sorting algorithms as a routine.

## What is the time complexity of STL sort?

std::sort must have **average case linearithmic (n log n)** time complexity. Any algorithm may be used so long as that time complexity requirement is met. There is no worst case time complexity requirement.

## How do I sort STD vector?

Sorting a vector in C++ can be done by using **std::sort()**. It is defined in<algorithm> header. To get a stable sort std::stable_sort is used. It is exactly like sort() but maintains the relative order of equal elements.