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The figure-eight knot is equivalent to its mirror image

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Some knots aren't equivalent to their specular image, but this is not the case of the figure-eight knot. This is the first step of an operation that transforms the figure-eight knot in its specular. You can see here the successive step.
The image has been realized with the program KnotPlot.

The image belongs to the sections...:
Images from the topology section (From the exhibitions of matematita)
Figure eight knot (Topology)

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