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    Implementing a BubbleSort

    I'm attempting to implement a bubble sort in python with the following code but it is not working properly. My thoughts are that the for loop is not restarting. Can someone point out my error. Thanks

    def bubbleSort(a):
            for i in range(len(a)):
                    if ((i < (len(a) - 1)) and (a[i] > a[i+1])):
                            temp = a[i]
                            a[i] = a[i + 1]
                            a[i + 1] = temp
                            i = -1
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    Your for-loop iterates through the items of the list exactly once. But what you want is for it to repeat iterating until no items were swapped - not just once. So you need to add a while loop around the for loop.

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