Math Forum - Problems Library - Pre-Algebra, Geometry in the Plane: Tessellations and Tilings

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 TOPICS This page: geometry in the plane circumference coordinate graphing polygons Pythagorean theorem symmetry tessellations/tilings Tessellations & Tilings Basic properties of tessellations (also called tilings) are explored in this section. Related Resources Interactive resources from our Math Tools project: Math 7: Geometry in the Plane: Tessellations The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives: Middle School: Two-Dimensional Geometry NCTM Standards: Geometry Standard for Grades 6-8 Access to these problems requires a Membership. Paving Stones - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. How many stones did Kathy need to buy to pave an area in her yard? ... more>> A Quilt Made of Squares - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given, will the finished quilt be in the shape of a square? ... more>> Symmetry Surprise - Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Identify the types of symmetries of each of three patterns. ... more>> Tiling Triangles - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Given the dimensions of a large triangle, find the dimensions of the 25 small triangles that tile it. ... more>> Twisting Carpet Tiles - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. For each of the two floors find the total number of degrees that the sixteen tiles have been rotated. ... more>> Women's Walkway - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many bricks would it take to cover the full area of the pattern sample? What's the area? ... more>> Page:  1