0

# Can you tile a surface with a regular hexagon?

Updated: 9/17/2023

Wiki User

14y ago

Yes you can. Envision a beehive - it is made of regular hexagons.

Wiki User

14y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Can you tile a surface with a regular hexagon?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### Which regular polygons will not tile a surface?

An [equilateral] triangle, square and hexagon are the only regular polygons which, by themselves, will tile a surface.

### Will a hexagon tile tessellate?

A regular hexagon will tessellate.

### Can a regular pentagon and regular hexagon tile together in a plane?

Yes it can tile. * * * * * No, they cannot.

Yes.

no, u all suck

### Can a octagon tile a flat surface alone?

A regular octagon cannot tile a flat surface, it needs squares as fillers. An irregular octagon can tile a flat surface alone.

### What regular polygons can not tile a surface?

Regular polygons with 5, 7 or more sides.

### What would a 3d hexagon look like from the side?

A regular hexagon cannot make a 3d figure because a regular hexagon tessellates. As a result t will make a large tiled surface. If the hexagon is not regular then the side elevation will depend on the shape of the hexagons and how they are configured.

no

### Which polygons will tile the plane?

If it's interior angle is a factor of 360 then it will tessellate such as a square, a regular hexagon and an equilateral triangle.

### How do you find the surface area of a regular hexagonal pyramid?

Hexagonal prisms cannot be regular. If you tried to make one it would end up being a hexagon since six equilateral triangles make a hexagon. Therefore, there is no surface area.

### Is a hexagon a regular polygon or not a regular polygon?

A 6 sided hexagon polygon can be regular or irregular.