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Q: Can regular pentagons tesselate by themselves?

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A regular pentagon cannot. Some irregular pentagons can.

By themselves, only 3: triangle, square and hexagon. But there are combinations: eg octagon + square.

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Yes. Can it tesselate R^3? Only if its base pentagon is non-regular.

There are infinitely many regular pentagons - a different one for each value for the length of its side.

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A regular pentagon cannot. Some irregular pentagons can.

pentagons do not tesselate because their sides are uneven. hoped i helped!! :D 2010

Triangles, squares and hexagons will tesselate with themselves. If you want to know why, calculate the angle measure for each of these shapes and you will see that each is a factor of 360. The same cannot be said for pentagons, heptagons, etc.

No it will not tesselate.

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Because the measure of each angle in a pentagon is 108 degrees, which 360 can't be divided evenly by, so pentagons don't tessellate because their is always a little extra space left over.

No.

Regular pentagons do not tessellate.

No.

No, it cannot.

No, you cannot.

"yes"The answer above is incorrect. it was proven hundreds of years ago that regular pentagons do NOT tessellate. there are methods for tessellating pentagons, but they are not regularpentagons.yes the answer in the middle is write polygons can not tessellate

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