Quicksort is a sorting algorithm invented by C. A. R. Hoare that has an average-case complexity of O(n log n) and worst-case quadratic complexity. It is one of the fastest general-purpose sorting algorithms.

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Quick Sort also uses divide and conquer technique like merge sort, but does not require additional storage space. It is one of the most famous comparison based sorting algorithm which is also called as partition exchange sort. Like merge sort, it also uses recursive call for sorting elements.