In this paper I shall show how certain bounds on the possible diagrams presenting a given oriented knot or link K can be found from its two-variable polynomial PK defined in . The inequalities regarding exponent sum and braid index of possible representations of K by a closed braid which are proved in  and  follow as a special case.
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