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An Unusual Tessellation
This tessellation appears, at first, to be regular (or “Archimedean,” by analogy with the Archimedean solids), for all of the polygons included are regular. However, it is not vertextransitive, which keeps it from qualifying as a regular or Archimedean tessellation.
Fractiles’ Mandala, Based on Angles of Pi/7 Radians
Although this was based on something I constructed using the Fractiles7 magnetic tiling toy, I did not have enough magnetic pieces to finish this. The idea was, therefore, converted into a (nonEuclidean) construction using Geometer’s Sketchpad, and then refined using … Continue reading
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