What is a Tessellation?


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A tessellation must have no gaps and what else?

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1. Which of these statements is TRUE regarding tessellations?

2. What shape do you see in this tessellation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A tessellation is a unique shape pattern. Test your knowledge of examples of tessellations and their qualities by completing this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions test knowledge of:

  • Analysis of the shape of a given tessellation
  • A real world example of a tessellation
  • Characteristics of tessellations

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify facts related to tessellations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what can be used to draw a tessellation without the use of another shape
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on tessellations

Additional Learning

The lesson titled What is a Tessellation? will teach you more about this shape. Objectives covered include the following:

  • Review examples of tessellations
  • List the different types of tessellations
  • Understand the creation of tessellations