Order-5 square tiling

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Order-5 square tiling
Order-5 square tiling
Poincaré disk model of the hyperbolic plane
Type Hyperbolic regular tiling
Vertex figure 45
Schläfli symbol {4,5}
Wythoff symbol 5 | 4 2
Coxeter diagram CDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.pngCDel 4.pngCDel node 1.png
Symmetry group [5,4], (*542)
Dual Order-4 pentagonal tiling
Properties Vertex-transitive, edge-transitive, face-transitive

In geometry, the order-5 square tiling is a regular tiling of the hyperbolic plane. It has Schläfli symbol of {4,5}.

Related polyhedra and tiling[edit]

Spherical Hyperbolic tilings
Spherical pentagonal hosohedron.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 2.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
Uniform tiling 532-t2.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 3.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
H2 tiling 245-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 4.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
H2 tiling 255-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
H2 tiling 256-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 6.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
H2 tiling 257-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 7.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
H2 tiling 258-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel 8.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png
... H2 tiling 25i-1.png
CDel node 1.pngCDel infin.pngCDel node.pngCDel 5.pngCDel node.png

This tiling is topologically related as a part of sequence of regular polyhedra and tilings with vertex figure (4n).

This hyperbolic tiling is related to a semiregular infinite skew polyhedron with the same vertex figure in Euclidean 3-space.

Five-square skew polyhedron.png


  • John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strass, The Symmetries of Things 2008, ISBN 978-1-56881-220-5 (Chapter 19, The Hyperbolic Archimedean Tessellations)
  • "Chapter 10: Regular honeycombs in hyperbolic space". The Beauty of Geometry: Twelve Essays. Dover Publications. 1999. ISBN 0-486-40919-8. LCCN 99035678. 

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