|Common name||Figure-eight knot|
|Dowker notation||4, 6, 8, 2|
|Last / Next||31 / 51|
|alternating, hyperbolic, fibered, prime, fully amphichiral, twist|
In knot theory, a figure-eight knot (also called Listing's knot) is the unique knot with a crossing number of four. This makes it the knot with the third-smallest possible crossing number, after the unknot and the trefoil knot. The figure-eight knot is a prime knot.
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