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Adequate Knot

A class of Knots containing the class of Alternating Knots. Let $c(K)$ be the Crossing Number. Then for Knot Sum $K_1\char93 K_2$ which is an adequate knot,

c(K_1\char93 K_2)=c(K_1)+c(K_2).

This relationship is postulated to hold true for all Knots.

See also Alternating Knot, Crossing Number (Link)

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