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Volume VIII, Issue 41                                  6 – 17 – 2019                           ***** Edition

 

Happy Tessellation Day!

 

This Monday recognizes “tessellation” Given all the splendid examples in nature and mathematics, this is a fine world to add to your vocabulary

 

A tessellation of a flat surface is the tiling of a plane using one or more geometric shapes, called tiles, with no overlaps and no gaps. In mathematics, tessellations can be generalized to higher dimensions and a variety of geometries.

 

The beauty of tessellations according naturally is truly remarkable.

world T Day

 

vegetation

sunflower

seashell

turtle shell

mc escher pring

geometry

tes·sel·la·tion

[ˌtesəˈlāSH(ə)n]

NOUN

tessellations (plural noun) · tesselation (noun) · tesselations (plural noun)

  1. the process or art of tessellating a surface, or the state of being tessellated.

2. an arrangement of shapes closely fitted together, especially of polygons in a repeated pattern without gaps or overlapping.

honeycomb

quilting patterns

pine apple

 

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