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In a hash table of size 10, where is element 7 placed?

(a) 6

(b) 7

(c) 17

(d) 16

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The correct option is (b) 7

Best explanation: The hash location is defined as hash(f)= key mod table_size.

7 mod 10 gives 7. It is placed in 7^th position.

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