   Chapter 11.5, Problem 3ES ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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Section ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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ISBN: 9781337694193
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# Exercises 3 and 4 illustrate that for relatively small values of n, algorithms with larger orders can be more efficient than algorithms with smaller orders. Use a graphing calculator or computer to answer these questions.3. For what values of n is an algorithm that requires n operations more efficient than an algorithm that requires ⌊ 50 log 2 n ⌋ operations?

To determine

To find:

The values of n for which the algorithm that requires n operations more efficient than an algorithm that requires 50log2n operations.

Explanation

Given information:

Algorithm that requires n operations more efficient than an algorithm that requires 50log2n operations.

Calculation:

The algorithm that requires n operations more efficient than an algorithm that requires 50log2n operations, when

n<50log2n

For the clear explanation, let’s graph the functions f(x)=x and g(x)=50log2x.

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