# mirror image of a knot

The *mirror image* of a knot $K$ is the knot ${K}^{\prime}$ whose diagram obtained by changing all the crossings in a diagram of $K$. This notion is well defined since
Reidemeister moves^{} are preserved under mirror images.

Title | mirror image of a knot |
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Canonical name | MirrorImageOfAKnot |

Date of creation | 2013-03-22 16:29:24 |

Last modified on | 2013-03-22 16:29:24 |

Owner | Mathprof (13753) |

Last modified by | Mathprof (13753) |

Numerical id | 6 |

Author | Mathprof (13753) |

Entry type | Definition |

Classification | msc 57M25 |

Defines | mirror image |