Polywaves

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Polywaves are formed from kite-shaped pieces consisting of an equilateral triangle and a tan, or quarter-square. The pieces are constrained to the grid shown below, with the pieces resembling polyominoes with wavy edges.

 Monowave - 1 (1 tile)

       

 Diwaves - 2 (4 tiles)

     

 Triwaves - 4 (12 tiles)

 
1 2 3 4  

 Tetrawaves - 13 (52 tiles)

1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10
   
11 12 13    

  Pentawaves - 34 (170 tiles)

1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
   
31 32 33 34    

 

 For higher orders of Polywaves, the number of pieces is as follows:

 Hexawaves -  120

 Heptawaves - 388

 Octawaves   - 1404

 

Puzzles using Polywaves

 

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