Adequate Knot

A class of knots containing the class of alternating knots. Let c(K) be the link crossing number. Then for knot sum K_1#K_2 which is an adequate knot,


This relationship is postulated to hold true for all knots.

See also

Alternating Knot, Link Crossing Number

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