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Is it true that a link is rational if and only if it has a diagram of the form $C(p_{1},...,p_{n})$ ?

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Actually I know the answer to this is yes, as it is stated implicitly in a book I am reading, but if someone has a reference to a proof or their own explanation ... –  James Gallagher Dec 18 '11 at 23:12

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