### Rational Tangles

- Series
- Undergraduate Seminar
- Time
- Monday, September 23, 2019 - 15:00 for
- Location
- Skiles 171
- Speaker
- Jennifer Hom – Georgia Tech

A knot is a smooth embedding of a circle into R^3. Closely related are tangles, which are properly embedded arcs in a 3-ball. We will model certain tangles using jump ropes and relate this to Conway's classification of rational tangles.