Tessellation - Tessellations Definition: A tessellation is...

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Math 2023 1 Tessellations Definition : A tessellation is an _____________________________ of _________ or _____________ shapes which completely __________________ the plane (________ _________________), without any ___________, __________, or _________________. Examples: Using Pattern Blocks, determine which of the following polygons can be used to tessellate the plane without using the other polygons. Definition : A regular tessellation is a tessellation in which a ______________ type of congruent _______________ _____________________ is used to tessellate the plane. Are any of the tessellations you created above regular tessellations? If so, which ones? Can you create a regular tessellation using a pentagon or an octagon? Try to tessellate the figures below by tracing copies of them onto a plain piece of paper. Do they tessellate? Explain. Pattern Block Polygon Does it tessellate? Equilateral Triangle (green) Square (orange) Rhombus (white) Rhombus (blue) Isosceles Trapezoid (red) Regular Hexagon (yellow)
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course MATH 2023 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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