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data structure

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A data structure is a specialized format for organizing and storing data. General data structure types include the array, the file, the record, the table, the tree, and so on. Any data structure is designed to organize data to suit a specific purpose so that it can be accessed and worked with in appropriate ways. In computer programming, a data structure may be selected or designed to store data for the purpose of working on it with various algorithms.

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Data structure is used only for organizing and storing data and types of data structures are known as algorithm which are different method of organizing and storing data then what kind of problem that solved by algorithm?
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