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In open addressing the hash table can never become full.

(a) True

(b) False

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

I had been asked this question during an internship interview.

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Correct option is (b) False

Easy explanation - There are two methods of handling collisions in a hash table:- open addressing and separate chaining. In open addressing the hash table can become full.

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