It is difficult enough to imagine how a pentagon can be made from a square sheet of paper. However, the art of origami has existed for more than a century, so this problem was successfully solved. Such a base will definitely come in handy in the future, as it will serve as the basis for many interesting figures.

Step 1

Place a sheet of paper 15×15 cm with the colored side up.

Step 2

Fold in half as shown in the photo.

Step 3

Fold the left corner to the right, but crease the fold not completely, but only in the place indicated by the dotted line.

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Similarly, mark the fold by folding the right corner to the top.

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Now, fold the top corner to the marked fold, marking another one along the dotted line.

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Step 9

Fold the paper, so that line DB coincides with line DF.

Step 10

Bend the left corner inward, so that AD lies over DG.

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Next, fold AD to DH.

Step 13
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Referring to the photo, bend the shape so the IG and BD create a right angle, and the paper is vertical.

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Fold the figure along the dotted line, making a convex fold.

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Step 19

Cut off the top edge of the paper following the dotted line.

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The Pentagon base is done!

Open the paper to see that your pentagon is complete. Add this base to your collection to be ready to fold the most unusual origami.

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