Notation for some Knots (Geometry and the Imagination)
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|Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center|
|It is hard mathematically to completely codify all possible knots. Given two knots, it is difficult to tell whether they are the same. It is harder still to tell for sure that they are different. Many simple knots can be arranged in a form described by a string of positive integers along with a sign. Drawings of some examples of knots.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Knot Theory|
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