Q: Is a regular convex octagon impossible to make?

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Eight triangles of equal size form a regular octagon.

The interior angles of a regular octagon are each 135 degrees.

There are 6 triangles in an octagon

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No, it is not possible.

Eight triangles of equal size form a regular octagon.

You cannot use a regular octagon on it's own to make a tiling pattern without any gaps. However a regular Octagon and a square can be used together to make a tessellation. Many people think that regular octagons tesselate on their own because they do not appreciate the need for no gaps.

No Internat angle of a regular octagon is 135°. No multiple of 135° will make 360°. Thus at any point there can be at most two octagons and a 90° gap. Ratty

No. To tessellate a plane you would also need squares.

Yes, they will.

Yeah ,for aiming purpose that is for taking target ,but to make gun out of lenses ,it is impossible.

If the octagon is regular (all sides and angles are the same size), then the perimeter would be 80 units or 10*8. Think of how much fence you would need to make that octagon in a field.

If is a regular octagon (like a stop sign) then yes. The only requirement for a polygon to be an octagon is that it have 8 sides. Try it out, you can make all sorts of 8-sided polygons that look nothing like a stop sign but that are still octagons.

The interior angles of a regular octagon are each 135 degrees.

There are 6 triangles in an octagon

All triangles will tessellate. All quadrilaterals will tessellate There are 15 classes of convex pentagons (the latest discovered in 2015) which will tessellate. Regular hexagons will tessellate. In addition, there are 3 classes of irregular convex hexagons which will tessellate. No convex polygon with 7 or more sides will tessellate.