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Which of the following problems occur due to linear probing?

(a) Primary collision

(b) Secondary collision

(c) Separate chaining

(d) Extendible hashing

My doubt stems from Hash Tables in portion Hash Tables of Data Structures & Algorithms I

I had been asked this question in unit test.

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The correct answer is (a) Primary collision

Explanation: Primary collision occurs due to linear probing technique. It is overcome using a quadratic probing technique.

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