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**Unformatted text preview: **n 2 runs faster than an algorithm whose running time is 2 n on the same machine? Problems 1-1 Comparison of running times For each function f ( n ) and time t in the following table, determine the largest size n of a problem that can be solved in time t , assuming that the algorithm to solve the problem takes f ( n ) microseconds. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 second minute hour day month year century lg n n n n lg n n 2 n 3 2 n n !...

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