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# 7₁ knot

In knot theory, the 71 knot, also known as the septoil knot, the septafoil knot, or the (7, 2)-torus knot, is one of seven prime knots with crossing number seven. 

## Alexander polynomial

In mathematics, the Alexander polynomial is a knot invariant which assigns a polynomial with integer coefficients to each knot type.

## Chiral knot

In the mathematical field of knot theory, a chiral knot is a knot that is not equivalent to its mirror image.

## Cinquefoil knot

In knot theory, the cinquefoil knot, also known as Solomon's seal knot or the pentafoil knot, is one of two knots with crossing number five, the other being the three-twist knot.

## Crossing number (knot theory)

In the mathematical area of knot theory, the crossing number of a knot is the smallest number of crossings of any diagram of the knot.

## Heptagram

A heptagram, septagram, septegram or septogram is a seven-point star drawn with seven straight strokes.

## Invertible knot

In mathematics, especially in the area of topology known as knot theory, an invertible knot is a knot that can be continuously deformed to itself, but with its orientation reversed.

## Jones polynomial

In the mathematical field of knot theory, the Jones polynomial is a knot polynomial discovered by Vaughan Jones in 1984.

## Knot theory

In topology, knot theory is the study of mathematical knots.

## Prime knot

In knot theory, a prime knot or prime link is a knot that is, in a certain sense, indecomposable.

## Torus knot

In knot theory, a torus knot is a special kind of knot that lies on the surface of an unknotted torus in R3.

## Trefoil knot

In topology, a branch of mathematics, the trefoil knot is the simplest example of a nontrivial knot.

## References

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