# Defining Tessellations & Concepts

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• 1.
What is a tessellation?
• A.

A series of intersecting rays.

• B.

An image created by repeating shapes that cover a plane and have no gaps or overlaps.

• C.

An image made up of only squares that can be flipped or rotated.

• D.

An photograph taken in an outdoor setting.

• 2.
To say that a group of polygons are congruent means...
• A.

That they are different from all other shapes pictured.

• B.

That their sides are between 3'' and 8'' in length.

• C.

That they are all the exact same size and shape.

• D.

That there are 6 or more polygons in the group.

• 3.
To be considered a regular tessellation a tessellation must...
• A.

Be made up of congruent regular polygons

• B.

Be composed of normal colors.

• C.

Have angles that all measure 20 degrees.

• D.

Include a four sided polygon.

• 4.
How many semi-regular tessellation combinations are possible?
• A.

There are endless possibilities.

• B.

18

• C.

8

• D.

3

• 5.
What 3 regular polygons tessellate in the Euclidean plane?
• A.

Triangles, hexagons, circles

• B.

Triangles, squares, hexagons

• C.

Squares, triangles, circles

• D.

Squares, hexagons, polygons

• 6.
In relation to polygons, what does the word vertex mean?
• A.

It is the ray that cuts through the images.

• B.

It is the approximation of the angles.

• C.

It is the point where the lines of the polygons meet.

• D.

It is the point where the ray crosses the axis.

• 7.
What is the angle measure of degrees for a triangle?
• A.

108 degrees

• B.

60 degrees

• C.

90 degrees

• D.

More than 120 degrees

• 8.
What is the angle measure of degrees for a hexagon?
• A.

120 degrees

• B.

30 degrees

• C.

90 degrees

• D.

More than 120 degrees

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