**Prime Number Definition**

* “A whole number greater than 1 that is divisible only by itself and 1”.*

A prime number will always have factors as 1 and itself. 231 more words

* “A whole number greater than 1 that is divisible only by itself and 1”.*

A prime number will always have factors as 1 and itself. 231 more words

Let be the set of monic complex polynomials of degree 3 with multiple roots, and regard it as a subspace of by looking at the non-leading coefficients. 11 more words

Knots (links) are embeddings of the circle (some finite number of circles) into the 3-sphere, modulo ambient isotopy. Knot theory is thus the study of the essentially different ways we can embed a circle into a 3-sphere—a kind of deformation theory for such maps, if you will. 1,414 more words

Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek reminds us in his tutorial article at the Quanta magazine that in 4 space dimensions all knots can be unraveled completely. He explains it as follows: 278 more words