Consider a hash table of size seven, with starting index zero, and a hash function (3x + 4)mod7. Assuming the hash table is initially empty, which of the following is the contents of the table when the sequence 1, 3, 8, 10 is inserted into the table using closed hashing? Note that ‘_’ denotes an empty location in the table.

(a) 8, _, _, _, _, _, 10

(b) 1, 8, 10, _, _, _, 3

(c) 1, _, _, _, _, _,3

(d) 1, 10, 8, _, _, _, 3

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This question is from Hashing techniques in chapter Indexing and Hashing of Database Management