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Tessellation of Regular Pentagons and Tetraconcave Octagons

I saw a tessellation similar to this on Facebook, and used Geometer’s Sketchpad and MS-Paint to re-create it with colors of my own choosing.

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Stars, Pentagons, and Rhombi #2

This is an expansion of the last post here. It may be possible to continue this tiling outward indefnitely, forming an aperioidic tiling — or it may not. I am simply uncertain about this

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An Arrangement of Circles Based on the Euclidean Construction of the Pentagon

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Pentagonal Mandala V

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Tessellation of Blue Triangles and Yellow Concave Pentagons

Alternately, this can be seen as a tessellation of blue diconcave hexagons and yellow triconcave enneagons. Which do you see?

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A Tessellation Featuring Rings of Pentagons

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A Polyhedron Made of Enneagons and Pentagons

This polyhedron has 20 enneagons and 12+60=72 pentagons (of two types) as faces. I made it using Stella 4d, which is available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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