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I'm a middle school teacher and science and books are two of my favorite things! (Chocolate and coffee are pretty high up on the list as well)

Friday, August 28, 2015

New tessellation discovered

New tessellation discovered: "Article: New tessellation discovered

         If you wanted a really cool bathroom, what shape would you use for the tiles? Squares will work, or rectangles, or even hexagons. But can we use five-sided tiles? You may not know them, but there are a whole range of pentagonal tiling shapes. And a few weeks ago, mathematicians found a new one to join them."

Cool! You probably will be looking at tessellations in math class this year.  You can wow your math teacher with this!

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