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Computer Science Introduction to Data Structures The Merge Sort Algorithm Recap: Merge Sort

Merge sort uses an algorithmic technique known as


5 Answers

Hi Noel, I had to capitalize the name for it to work try Divide and Conquer.

Teacher Russell
Teacher Russell
16,873 Points

I've tried caps, lowercase, one line, 3 lines, period, no period, no luck.......don't worry guys, it's not you.

Merge sort uses an algorithmic technique known as divide and conquer algorithm this answer is refusing to work i dont know why pliz help me

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,887 Points

Hi Noel,

I just rechecked and the quiz passed using the same wording as you (and all lowercase like you). Did you make sure that you had one word per box?

If so, maybe Treehouse is having a funny turn. Try reloading the page or trying another browser (I did it using Safari Technology Preview 63 on macOS 10.13.2).

Good luck! Cheers


Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,857 Points

This seems to be a very sensitive question. While either Title case or Lower case will work, if you somehow have a space after any of the words, it fails. :confused:


Jef Davis
Jef Davis
29,162 Points

"Divide and Conquer" worked for me.