Question: What Arrays Sort Return?

Does sort return a new array?

From MDN: The sort() method sorts the elements of an array in place and returns the array.

The sort is not necessarily stable.

The default sort order is according to string Unicode code points..

Does sort mutate array?

This happens because each element in the array is first converted to a string, and “32” comes before “5” in Unicode order. It’s also worth noting that unlike many other JavaScript array functions, Array. sort actually changes, or mutates the array it sorts.

How do you sort numbers in an array?

Answer: Use the sort() Method