According to Example 11.3.6. the maximum number of comparisons needed to perform insertion sort on an array of length five is . Find an array of length five that requires the maximum number of comparisons when insertion sort is applied to it.
To find the array length five that requires maximum number of total comparisons using algorithm segment.
From the given problem
Initially given 5 elements and 5 is assigned to n. Initially set k to 2, x to and j to .Here, .
First step to compare the second element 4 which is less than first element 5 ,so need to assign the 7 as the second element and then j is decreased by 1
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