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What is a non regular tessellation?


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Non-regular tessellations is a tessellation in which there is no restriction on the order of the polygons around vertices. There is an infinite number of such tessellations.

These are tessellations with nonregular simple convex or concave polygons. All triangles and quadrilaterals will tessellate. Some pentagons and hexagons will.

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