Polyiamonds

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Polyiamonds are formed by joining unit equilateral triangles to form larger pieces. The name derives from a corruption of the word diamond, which is formed from two triangles; di- being the Greek prefix meaning two.

 Moniamond - 1 (1 tile)

         

 Diamond - 1 (2 tiles)

         

 Triamond - 1 (3 tiles)

         

 Tetriamonds - 3 (12 tiles)

     
1 2 3      

 Pentiamonds - 4 (20 tiles)

   
1 2 3 4    

Hexiamonds - 12 (72 tiles)

1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12

 

 

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

 Heptiamonds - 24

 Octiamonds   - 66

 Enneiamonds  - 160

 Dekiamonds  - 448

Puzzles using Polyiamonds

 

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