Mammoth Memory

Tessellation  

Repeated patterns – no gaps

A shape is said to be tessellated if an infinite number of that shape can be put together with no gaps.

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The first time I failed my driving test was when I turned up late (tessellation). I’ve repeatedly failed my test hundreds of times (repeatedly).

 

Example 1

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Example 2

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A equilateral triangle can form a tessellation.

 

Example 3

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A hexagon can form a tessellation.

 

Example 4

A famous artist who drew tessellations was M.C. Escher

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This is M.C. Eschers drawing of Geckos.

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