Photo by Austris Augusts on Unsplash. Using Iron Man as a picture would make many angry commenters demand why the f*** it isn’t

When it comes to data structures, it is really important to not mistake the forest for the trees. We studied trees in college, but then I had to leave.

Photo by bin foch on Unsplash. Get it? Get it? It’s a sliding window. Did you get it?

Photo by K8 on Unsplash. When I looked up “sum” on Unsplash, all I found was dim sum. I could caption this photo as “three dim sum,” but that would be wrong on a few levels.

BaseCS likens a hashmap to a bookshelf. Your bookshelf starts empty. You use an organizational system, or hash function, to determine what shelf each book is placed on. This allows you to look things up very easily.

Photo by Karim MANJRA on Unsplash. Not sure why they put the modulo operator next to these coffee cups, but it will come in handy here.
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