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The word tessellations may not be a familiar word to all of us, while tessellations are common in our everyday life. What exactly does it mean? Tessellations basically mean covering a surface without overlaps or gaps using a pattern of flat shapes. Using rectangular tiles to cover the kitchen floor is a good real life example of tessellations. We will learn more basic concepts of tessellations in this lesson.

Basic Concepts: Introduction to transformations

Related Concepts: Line symmetry, Rotational symmetry and transformations, Surface area of 3-dimensional shapes

- Introductiona)How to find the sum of interior angles of a polygon?b)
__Tessellation__- What is tessellation?
- How to make a tessellation?

- 1.Can you tessellate the plane with the following regular polygons? Explain.

- 2.Complete the table below.

Polygon

Interior Angle (°)

Can it tessellate a plane? (Y/N)

Equilateral Triangle

Square

Regular Pentagon

Regular Hexagon

Regular Heptagon