jQuery children vs find

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This testcase compares the performance of .children() and .find()

Preparation code

<div id="test">
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
</div><script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 

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children('div')
$('#test').children().find('.level2'); // 12 results
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find('div')
$('#test').find('.level2'); // 24 results
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$('#test').children().children('.level2'); // 12 results
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