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Algorithm Analysis Question

Pavan Kumar Dittakavi
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Joined: Feb 12, 2011
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Hi Guys,

If I have a method which has two O(n) operations, then what would be Order of the method itself? Is it sill O(n)?

Mike Simmons
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
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If the method just calls the two operations one after the other, then yes, the result is O(n).

If the method has loops or if statements, the result may be different. For example if it loops n times and calls one or more O(n) operations, the result is O(n^2).
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