Monday, August 8, 2016



Definition of tessellation:
A pattern made of identical polygons:
• the polygons must fit together without any gaps
• the polygons should not overlap

Regular Polygon
Irregular Polygon
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Salzman, L., (1990).  Cool Tessellations.  Creative activities that make math and science fun for kids!  P6-7)

Look to the right to see an example of  a tessellation

Glossary/Vocabulary List
  • Shape:Polygon
  • Vertice
  • Sides
  • Angles
  • Iregular
  • Regular


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