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spherical monohedral tiling (temari math)

spherical monohedral tiling (temari math)

Examples of the 14 known types of convex pentagon tilings.  Four of the types were found by a homemaker with no education beyond high school.  ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie_Rice )  Can you find any  more?

Examples of the 14 known types of convex pentagon tilings. Four of the types were found by a homemaker with no education beyond high school. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie_Rice ) Can you find any more?

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Decorative Metal Tiles by Karim Rashid from Alloy Design

Cairo pentagon tiling

Cairo pentagon tiling

The 15th convex monohedral pentagonal tiling, discovered in 2015. P5-type15-chiral isohedral coloring - . Monohedral convex pentagonal tiling, 3-isohedrally colored, by permission from www.jaapsch.net. Tomruen - Own work

The 15th convex monohedral pentagonal tiling, discovered in 2015. P5-type15-chiral isohedral coloring - . Monohedral convex pentagonal tiling, 3-isohedrally colored, by permission from www.jaapsch.net. Tomruen - Own work

Previously, mathematicians came up with the monohedral disc tiling, a pizza slicing method that yields 12 identically shaped portions. Now Joel Haddley and Stephen Worsley tweaked the technique to come up with the perfect way to slice pizza.

Previously, mathematicians came up with the monohedral disc tiling, a pizza slicing method that yields 12 identically shaped portions. Now Joel Haddley and Stephen Worsley tweaked the technique to come up with the perfect way to slice pizza.

Monohedral tessellations are made of one shape that is rotated or flipped to form different patterns.

Tessellation: The Geometry of Tiles, Honeycombs and M.C. Escher

Monohedral tessellations are made of one shape that is rotated or flipped to form different patterns.

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