Invitation to Computer Science 8th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1337561916
ISBN 13: 978-1-33756-191-4

Chapter 3 - Exercises - Page 141: 7b


25 comparisons$* \frac{1}{12,000}$ seconds/comparison $=0.002$seconds

Work Step by Step

The average number of comparisons for a 32 million long list, using binary search would be $25 .$ Here is the calculation: 25 comparisons $* \frac{1}{12,000}$ seconds/comparison =0.002seconds
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