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# How many regular hexagons meet a vertex to form a regular tessellation?

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### Why can a regular hexagon not be the face of a platonic solid?

Three regular hexagons meeting at a vertex would form a tessellation. So they would form a plane not a solid.

### Is there such thing as a 3D hexagon?

No. Regular hexagons tessellate and cannot form a 3-d shape.No. Regular hexagons tessellate and cannot form a 3-d shape.No. Regular hexagons tessellate and cannot form a 3-d shape.No. Regular hexagons tessellate and cannot form a 3-d shape.

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Triangle :)

Yes, it will.

### What figure you do not use to form a tessellation?

All triangles will tessellate. All quadrilaterals will tessellate There are 15 classes of convex pentagons &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; the latest discovered in 2015 &acirc;&euro;&ldquo; which will tessellate. Regular hexagons will tessellate. In addition, there are 3 classes of irregular convex hexagons which will tessellate. No convex polygon with 7 or more sides will tessellate.

### What shape makes a pure tessellation?

Triangles, Hexagons and Squares. I am not a math professor or a college student, but I'm pretty sure that there are some more irregular shapes out there that will form a tessellation.

### 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.

### What is the number of sides a polygon can have to form a regular tessellation?

It can have 3, 4 or 6 sides.

### Is the number of sides a polygon can have to form a regular tessellation?

It can have 3, 4 or 6 sides.

### What shape cannot be used by itself to form a tessellation?

A regular pentagon is one example.