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Beginning the Fractiles-7 Refrigerator Experiment

To begin this experiment, I first purchased two refrigerator-sized Fractiles-7 sets (available at http://fractiles.com/), and then, early on a Sunday, quietly arranged these rhombus-shaped magnets on the refrigerator in our apartment (population: 4, which includes two math teachers and two teenagers), … Continue reading

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Octagons Can Tile a Plane III

Unlike my previous octagon-tiling discoveries (see previous post), this is a chiral, radial tessellation, with the colors chosen to highlight that fact.

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Octagons Can Tile a Plane II

In April 2014, I found a tessellation of the plane which uses two kinds of octagons — both types equilateral, but only one type regular. Now, I have found two more ways to tessellate a plane with octagons, and these … Continue reading

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Five Versions of a Tessellation Using Squares and Equilateral Triangles

I used four other color-schemes with this same tessellation, and those other images are shown below.

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Camping In Hexagonal Tents On a Tessellated Plane

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Octagons Can Tile a Plane

This tessellation is made entirely of octagons. Half of them are regular, while the other half are equilateral and tetraconcave.

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