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A trefoil knot

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The trefoil knot is the simplest knot; here you can see the two versions (left and right) of the knot, that differ for a specular image, and can't be deformed one into the other.
The image appears in the double number 4-5 of the magazine XlaTangente and has been realized with the program KnotPlot.

The image belongs to the sections...:
Dossier 4d (From "XlaTangente")
Images from the topology section (From the exhibitions of matematita)
Trefoil knot (Topology)

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