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In the MAX SAT problem, we are given a set of clauses. $$\sum_{j=1}^m 1-(\tfrac12)^{k_j} \; \ge m/2

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What are your thoughts? For example if you do "the stupidest thing you can think of that doesn't obviously lead nowhere" in (a), where do you get stuck? –  Henning Makholm Dec 2 '12 at 22:54
    
b is more of a question to me than a –  skill sim Dec 2 '12 at 23:05
    
And what are your thoughts on that, then? –  Henning Makholm Dec 2 '12 at 23:07
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