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