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Geometry: Tessellations
by Texas Instruments

Updated on February 17, 2015


Students will explore tessellations of triangles and quadrilaterals. They will use the transformation tools of symmetry, reflections, rotations, and/or translations.

Key Steps

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    In the first problem, reflections and translations are repeatedly applied to a scalene triangle, which is the basic geometrical component of the pattern.

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    In the next problem, rectangles are used as the basic geometrical unit.