Library Gallery
Search using this query type:

Search only these record types:

Advanced Search (Items only)

Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Henry Bushby Transcription Pages


« previous page | next page » |

You don't have permission to transcribe this page.

Current Page Transcription [history]

Formula of Reduction.
x being less than n, then
Kn xax(n-1)c = Kx nan(x-1)c
(or shortly, “Kn a⁄ gives Ka x⁄ ” : the rest follows.)
[Note: The following 6 expressions are annotated in pencil: seq 2, seq 0, seq 3, seq 1, seq 4, seq 2, respectively]
K3 1a2c = K1 3a2c
K4 2a6c = K2 4a4c
K5 3a12c = K3 5a10c
& these were established by experiment,
after which a general formula was
substituted, containing “d”.
The reduced knot is the knot of its series
immediately following, & the reducible knot -
is that of its series immediately preceding -

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Current Page Discussion [history]