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# Choosing the Fastest Algorithm from Big O Bounds

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Each of the following big O bounds comes from a different sorting algorithm. Which algorithm would you choose to sort a list of ${16}$ integers the fastest, assuming identical constants and worst case performance for each algorithm?

A

$\text{O}({2}^{n})$

B

$\text{O}({n!})$

C

$\text{O}({n} \log {n})$

D

$\text{O}({n}^{2})$