What are Data Structures?
A data structure is a way of organizing data in a computer so it can be used. Each data structure is best suited for specific application types and tasks. Data structures make it possible to manage large amounts of data. They are also important for designing algorithms. Some of the data structures include; array, graph, hash table, union, tagged union, set, graph, and object.
Why & How do we use Data Structures?
Review each data type to get a better understanding of why each one is used. More data structures than this exist, but they are variations and compounds of the following data structures.
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