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A good hash approach is to derive the hash value that is expected to be dependent of any patterns that might exist in the data.

(a) True

(b) False

This interesting question is from Hash Tables topic in portion Hash Tables of Data Structures & Algorithms I

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Correct answer is (b) False

The best I can explain: A hash value is expected to be unrelated or independent of any patterns in the distribution of keys.

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