How many comparisons are used by the algorithm given in Exercise 16 of Section 3.1 to find the smallest natural number in a sequence of n natural numbers?

SolutionStep 1In this problem, we have to find the smallest number from the list of n element.Step 2Algorithm for finding the smallest number from the list of n element. small_num(num1, num2, num3, ……….set of integers)Let us assume that first element at initial position be the smallest numberAssign the...