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## Which is the safest method to choose a pivot element? |

A. | choosing a random element as pivot |

B. | choosing the first element as pivot |

C. | choosing the last element as pivot |

D. | median-of-three partitioning method |

Answer» A. choosing a random element as pivot | |

Explanation: this is the safest method to choose the pivot element since it is very unlikely that a random pivot would consistently provide a poor partition. |

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