The Slot Flex

flex name slot
min order 5 (pentaflexagon)
min sides 5
right triangles yes
non-right triangles yes
no. of pats affected all
bending or trimming trim tips

The following shows an example of how a flexagon can change as a result of the slot flex.

slot flex transformation

See Slot Flex for an example of this flex on a hexaflexagon. The pentaflexagon page gives another example of the slot flex. See the hexaflexagon page for a video demonstrating this flex. The isosceles dodecaflexagon page has a video with a different example.

example of the slot flex

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