prime knot

A knot which is not the connected sumPlanetmathPlanetmath of two nontrivial knots is called a prime knotMathworldPlanetmath.

Examples include the trefoil knot and the figure-eight knot.

Title prime knot
Canonical name PrimeKnot
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:39:31
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:39:31
Owner Mathprof (13753)
Last modified by Mathprof (13753)
Numerical id 5
Author Mathprof (13753)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 57M25