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The k-forcing number of a graph is a generalization of the zero forcing number. In this note, we give a greedy algorithm to approximate the k-forcing number of a graph. Using this dynamic approach, we give corollaries which improve upon two theorems from a recent paper of Amos, Caro, Davila and Pepper [2], while also answering an open problem posed by Meyer [9].

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