9-4 Tessellations

# 9-4 Tessellations - that will tessellate have interior...

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tessellations – patterns that cover a plane with repeating figures so there is no overlapping or empty spaces. A regular tessellation uses only one type of regular polygon.
In a tessellation, the sum of the measures of the angles of the polygons surrounding a point (at a vertex) is 360 o . 360 o

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Unformatted text preview: that will tessellate have interior angles that are a factor of 360 o . Square (40 o ) Triangle (60 o ) Hexagon (120 o ) Joke Time What is black and white, black and white, black and white and red? Three skunks fighting over a tomato Why do mother kangaroos hate rainy days? Because the kids have to play inside....
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