Was Crocodile stronger at Marineford? Or was he holding back in Alabasta?

 During the Alabasta arc, Crocodile displayed a level of power that was initially considered overwhelming by the Straw Hat Pirates. He possessed the Logia-type Devil Fruit called the Suna Suna no Mi (Sand-Sand Fruit), which granted him the ability to control and transform into sand. He had a reputation as a Shichibukai and controlled the desert kingdom of Alabasta from the shadows. His strength was showcased through his battles with Luffy and others. At Marineford, Crocodile was present as part of the war that took place at Marine Headquarters. While he did participate in the battle, he didn't display the same level of dominance as some other powerful characters present. This has led fans to speculate that he might not have been as strong as initially portrayed in Alabasta. It's important to note that power scaling and character abilities can be subject to interpretation and development by the author. Oda often keeps details deliberately open-ended to keep the story intriguing.

What are some sorting algorithms that every computer science student should know?

As a computer science student, you should be familiar with a variety of sorting algorithms, including the following:

Bubble sort: This is a simple sorting algorithm that repeatedly compares adjacent elements and swaps them if they are in the wrong order. It is not very efficient, but it is easy to understand and implement.

Insertion sort: This algorithm sorts a list by starting with the second element and then inserting each subsequent element in its proper position in the sorted list. It is more efficient than bubble sort, but it is still not very fast.

Selection sort: This algorithm sorts a list by repeatedly selecting the smallest element from the unsorted portion of the list and moving it to the sorted portion of the list. It is not as efficient as some other algorithms, but it is simple to implement.

Merge sort: This is a divide-and-conquer algorithm that sorts a list by dividing it into smaller sub-lists, sorting each sub-list, and then merging the sorted sub-lists to create a final sorted list. It is more efficient than the algorithms mentioned above, but it is more complex to implement.

Quick sort: This is another divide-and-conquer algorithm that sorts a list by choosing a pivot element and partitioning the list into two sub-lists based on whether the elements are less than or greater than the pivot. The sub-lists are then sorted using the same method, and the final sorted list is created by merging the two sub-lists. Quick sort is generally considered to be the most efficient sorting algorithm.