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A prime knot is a knot that cannot be decomposed, that is to say, a knot that cannot be constructed from the knot sum? of two non-trivial knots. In the context of knot complexity?, whether or not a knot is prime is nontrivial. Any knot which is not prime is called a composite knot?.
The unknot
The fundamental example of a prime knot is the trefoil with three crossings?
The family of torus knots
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