# TIL

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last posted Jan. 23, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

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Resolving two clauses with more than one pair of complementary literals always yields tautology.

(formally, the absorption works almost identically to the well-known physical notion that ∂∂=0 "boundaries are unbounded". I have not yet learned whether there is anything more to this correspondence than the simple observation that a logical formula represents –cf Karnaugh– a "Truth polygon"...)

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