Monday, 8 August 2016



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

Example look on your right to see the Tessellation
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Polygon = means a shape
Vertice = it’s a corner
Angle =the space (usually measured in degrees) between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet.

Regular Polygon
The polygon is flat, on both sides it has straight lines.
Example: a triangle is flat like a polygon.
Irregular Polygon
There is a regular and irregular polygons. The angle of the Irregular are equal.
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Salzman, L., (1990).  Cool Tessellations.  Creative activities that make math and science fun for kids!  P6-7)

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