Suppose we are sorting an array of eight integers using quick sort, and we have just finished the first partitioning with the array looking like this:2 5 1 7 9 12 11 10Identify the correct statement? Data Structure

  • Neither the 7 nor the 9 is the pivot.
  • The pivot could be either the 7 or the 9.
  • The pivot is not the 7, but it could be the 9.
  • The pivot could be the 7, but it is not the 9.
Answer: The pivot could be either the 7 or the 9.
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