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# Why were tesselations created?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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### Do carpenters use tesselations?

No, carpenters would not use tesselations.

### When was tesselations discovered?

In 1619 tessellations was studied and discovered and in 1891 it was proven to be correct and accurate.

### Are Uniform tessellations are semiregular?

By the use of wording "uniform" you are in fact stating that the tesselations are "regular"

### What is the math behind the concept of tesselations?

When polygons are set out on a plane they must not overlap and have no gaps

### What are tesselations make it simple?

a shape(s) that when repeated completely cover a surface; ex. a tile floor

### Why did M.C. Escher draw tesselations?

He found them interesting and fascinating. He enjoyed working with them and creating the interconnected patterns.

### What is the use of tesselations?

Tesselations can be used to design wallpaper etc. By using a computer, say with JAVA, designs can be very easily modified to see the final effect much more quickly. Using mathematics long-hand would take a very long time, but the mathematics are the foundations of any computer program.

### Who or what influenced MC Escher artworks?

M.C. Escher took a trip to Spain and was greatly influenced by the Alhambra Mosque there, with its many tesselations

### Where are tesselations found in nature?

turtles shell, pineapple, spider web, giraffe, and fish scales. honeycomb.

### What are the rules for regular tesselations angle measurements?

The interior angle of the polygon must divide 2*pi radians (360 degrees) exactly.

### What is the number of polygon sides can be used for tesselations?

For regular polygons: 3, 4, or 6. For irregular polygons, figures with any number of sides can be found.

### What does a tessellation look like?

They are shapes or figures that can be put together to form a surface with no cracks in between and no overlapping. Squares, hexagons, and triangles are all examples of tesselations.