Snub hexaoctagonal tiling

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Snub hexaoctagonal tiling
Uniform tiling 86-snub.png
Poincaré disk model of the hyperbolic plane
Type Hyperbolic uniform tiling
Vertex configuration 3.3.6.3.8
Schläfli symbol sr{8,6} or
Wythoff symbol | 8 6 2
Coxeter diagram CDel node h.pngCDel 8.pngCDel node h.pngCDel 6.pngCDel node h.png or CDel node h.pngCDel split1-86.pngCDel nodes hh.png
Symmetry group [8,6]+, (862)
Dual Order-8-6 floret pentagonal tiling
Properties Vertex-transitive Chiral

In geometry, the snub hexaoctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are three triangles, one hexagon, and one octagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{8,6}.

Geometry branch of mathematics that measures the shape, size and position of objects

Geometry is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the field of geometry is called a geometer.

Hexagon shape with six sides

In geometry, a hexagon is a six-sided polygon or 6-gon. The total of the internal angles of any simple (non-self-intersecting) hexagon is 720°.

Octagon shape with eight sides

In geometry, an octagon is an eight-sided polygon or 8-gon.

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Drawn in chiral pairs, with edges missing between black triangles:

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From a Wythoff construction there are fourteen hyperbolic uniform tilings that can be based from the regular order-6 octagonal tiling.

Wythoff construction method for constructing a uniform polyhedron or plane tiling

In geometry, a Wythoff construction, named after mathematician Willem Abraham Wythoff, is a method for constructing a uniform polyhedron or plane tiling. It is often referred to as Wythoff's kaleidoscopic construction.

In hyperbolic geometry, a uniformhyperbolic tiling is an edge-to-edge filling of the hyperbolic plane which has regular polygons as faces and is vertex-transitive. It follows that all vertices are congruent, and the tiling has a high degree of rotational and translational symmetry.

Drawing the tiles colored as red on the original faces, yellow at the original vertices, and blue along the original edges, there are 7 forms with full [8,6] symmetry, and 7 with subsymmetry.

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Heptagonal tiling

In geometry, the heptagonal tiling is a regular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It is represented by Schläfli symbol of {7,3}, having three regular heptagons around each vertex.

Truncated triheptagonal tiling

In geometry, the truncated triheptagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are one square, one hexagon, and one tetradecagon (14-sides) on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of tr{7,3}.

Snub triheptagonal tiling

In geometry, the order-3 snub heptagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are four triangles, one heptagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{7,3}. The snub tetraheptagonal tiling is another related hyperbolic tiling with Schläfli symbol sr{7,4}.

Octagonal tiling

In geometry, the octagonal tiling is a regular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It is represented by Schläfli symbol of {8,3}, having three regular octagons around each vertex. It also has a construction as a truncated order-8 square tiling, t{4,8}.

Truncated trioctagonal tiling

In geometry, the truncated trioctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are one square, one hexagon, and one hexadecagon (16-sides) on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of tr{8,3}.

Truncated tetrahexagonal tiling

In geometry, the truncated tetrahexagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are one square, one octagon, and one dodecagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of tr{6,4}.

Order-8 triangular tiling

In geometry, the order-8 triangular tiling is a regular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It is represented by Schläfli symbol of {3,8}, having eight regular triangles around each vertex.

Snub trioctagonal tiling

In geometry, the order-3 snub octagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are four triangles, one octagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{8,3}.

Trioctagonal tiling

In geometry, the trioctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane, representing a rectified Order-3 octagonal tiling. There are two triangles and two octagons alternating on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of r{8,3}.

Truncated octagonal tiling

In geometry, the Truncated octagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There is one triangle and two hexakaidecagons on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of t{8,3}.

Rhombitrioctagonal tiling

In geometry, the rhombitrioctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. At each vertex of the tiling there is one triangle and one octagon, alternating between two squares. The tiling has Schläfli symbol rr{8,3}. It can be seen as constructed as a rectified trioctagonal tiling, r{8,3}, as well as an expanded octagonal tiling or expanded order-8 triangular tiling.

Snub pentapentagonal tiling

In geometry, the snub pentapentagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{5,5}, constructed from two regular pentagons and three equilateral triangles around every vertex.

Snub hexahexagonal tiling

In geometry, the snub hexahexagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{6,6}.

Snub heptaheptagonal tiling

In geometry, the snub heptaheptagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{7,7}, constructed from two regular heptagons and three equilateral triangles around every vertex.

Rhombitetraoctagonal tiling

In geometry, the rhombitetraoctagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of rr{8,4}. It can be seen as constructed as a rectified tetraoctagonal tiling, r{8,4}, as well as an expanded order-4 octagonal tiling or expanded order-8 square tiling.

Truncated tetraoctagonal tiling

In geometry, the truncated tetraoctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are one square, one octagon, and one hexakaidecagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of tr{8,4}.

Snub octaoctagonal tiling

In geometry, the snub octaoctagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{8,8}.

Snub pentahexagonal tiling

In geometry, the snub pentahexagonal tiling is a uniform tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of sr{6,5}.

Truncated hexaoctagonal tiling

In geometry, the truncated hexaoctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. There are one square, one dodecagon, and one hexakaidecagon on each vertex. It has Schläfli symbol of tr{8,6}.

Rhombihexaoctagonal tiling

In geometry, the rhombihexaoctagonal tiling is a semiregular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of rr{8,6}.

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