Explore regular polygons to find out which regular polygons will tessellate the plane.
- Explore some regular polygons to see which of these will tessellate in the plane.
- Use observations to answer the question, “Which regular polygons will tessellate in the plane and why?”
- regular polygon
- pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon
About the Lesson
This activity is designed to be student-centered, with the teacher acting as a facilitator while students work cooperatively. The time varies for the activity depending on whether the TI-Nspire document (.tns file) is provided for or created by the students.