Questions:

  1. Why is it that the Insertion Card Sort needs a sort marker and the Simple Card Sort does not?   [Answer]

  2. Where do we initially place the sort marker?   [Answer]

  3. Step 5 of the algorithm states, "Swap this card to the left until it arrives at the correct sorted position". How do you know when you have found the correct position?   [Answer]

  4. Go to the Sort Quiz Applet and practice sorting with the Insertion Sort. This link will open the applet in a new browser window.