Do you know How to insert the node in a sorted linked list in c programming? If you don’t have a clear understanding of c language, to perform the task appropriately can be actually hard. Before knowing how to insert node in a sorted linked list you have first to know and understand what the linked list is

## What is the linked list?

Linked list is held by use of a pointer known as local pointer variable which usually points to the first member of the list.

For the Null pointer, the list is termed as empty

## How to insert node in a sorted linked list in c programming

After knowing what is a linked list then let us see How to insert node in a sorted linked list in c programming though you have to keep in mind that, the task is based on the definition of the struct that is done in a recursive manner

1. Perform basic linked list operation

You have to perform the basic linked list operation in order to insert a node in the sorted linked list

2. Insert a node in a sorted Linked List after basic linked list operation.

Then after performing the basic linked list operation, you have gone for your final task; the inserting of the node in the sorted linked list. Take after the below algorithm to do so.

- Make the node as head and you have to return it if given that the linked list is empty
- For the smaller value of the node to be inserted than the value of head node you have to insert the node at start as well as make it head
- search the right node
- Insert your node and you will completed your objective

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 | void insert(struct node** head, struct node* myNode) { struct node* current; current = *head; while (current->next!=NULL && current->next->data < myNode->data) { current = current->next; } myNode->next = current->next; current->next = myNode; } } |

### Final note

The above algorithm may be challenging but start and follow one to next and you will find it working.enjoy c programming.