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Python program for implementation of Quick Sort – This function takes last element as pivot, places the pivot element at its correct position in sorted array, and places all smaller (smaller than pivot) to left of pivot and all greater elements to right of pivot

``````# Python program for implementation of Quicksort Sort

# This function takes last element as pivot, places
# the pivot element at its correct position in sorted
# array, and places all smaller (smaller than pivot)
# to left of pivot and all greater elements to right
# of pivot

def partition(arr, low, high):
i = (low-1)		 # index of smaller element
pivot = arr[high]	 # pivot

for j in range(low, high):

# If current element is smaller than or
# equal to pivot
if arr[j] <= pivot:

# increment index of smaller element
i = i+1
arr[i], arr[j] = arr[j], arr[i]

arr[i+1], arr[high] = arr[high], arr[i+1]
return (i+1)

# The main function that implements QuickSort
# arr[] --> Array to be sorted,
# low --> Starting index,
# high --> Ending index

# Function to do Quick sort

def quickSort(arr, low, high):
if len(arr) == 1:
return arr
if low < high:

# pi is partitioning index, arr[p] is now
# at right place
pi = partition(arr, low, high)

# Separately sort elements before
# partition and after partition
quickSort(arr, low, pi-1)
quickSort(arr, pi+1, high)

# Driver code to test above
arr = [10, 7, 8, 9, 1, 5]
n = len(arr)
quickSort(arr, 0, n-1)
print("Sorted array is:")
for i in range(n):
print("%d" % arr[i]),

# This code is contributed by newszmint
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