Computer Science: An Overview: Global Edition (12th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Algorithms - Section 5.5 - Recursive Structures - Questions & Exercises - Page 253: 1

Answer

The first name considered would be Henry, the next would be Larry, and the last would be Joe.

Work Step by Step

names interrogated by the binary search (Figure) The first name considered would be Henry, the next would be Larry, and the last would be Joe. when searching for the name Joe in the list Alice, Brenda, Carol, Duane, Evelyn, Fred, George, Henry, Irene, Joe, Karl, Larry, Mary, Nancy, and Oliver.
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