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 Definition A sequence of steps used to solve a problem. [d] [e]
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This article needs extensive cleanup and fleshing out. It's frankly confusing right now. I'm adding it to my to-do list, but maybe someone else will come along in the meantime and work on it. It is also written mainly from a Computers viewpoint instead of a math viewpoint.Pat Palmer (talk) 14:43, 8 August 2020 (UTC)

Maybe we could add this illustration at some point: Mergesort Pat Palmer (talk) 22:46, 13 February 2021 (UTC)
Possible caption: This is a graphic illustration of the merge sort algorithm, a method of sorting a list that progressively breaks the list into smaller lists (possibly computed in parallel), sorts those lists and then merges the smaller lists repeatedly until a final sorted list results.Pat Palmer (talk) 22:46, 13 February 2021 (UTC)