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Lesson 7.6: Tessellating Designs



 
Danny created an irregular tessellating tile from a square. Order the steps to show how he created the tessellating tile.

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a.
He changed the left side to a curve.

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b.
He rotated every second tile 180°.

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c.
He began with a square.

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d.
He reflected the curve to the right side.

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e.
He cut out the tile and added details.

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f.
He used the tiles to create a tessellation.

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 1. 

What was his first step?
 

 2. 

What was his second step?
 

 3. 

What was his third step?
 

 4. 

What was his fourth step?
 

 5. 

What was his fifth step?
 

 6. 

What was his final step?
 
 
Lori created an irregular tessellating tile from a square. Order the steps to show how she created the tessellating tile.
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a.
She changed the bottom side with a curve.

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b.
Using rotations she transferred the changed sides.

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c.
She rotated the tile 90° and changed the colour.

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d.
She began with a square.

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e.
She rotated the curve to the right side.

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f.
She cut out the tile and added colour.

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g.
She used the tiles to create a tessellation.

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 7. 

What was her first step?
 

 8. 

What was her second step?
 

 9. 

What was her third step?
 

 10. 

What was her fourth step?
 

 11. 

What was her fifth step?
 

 12. 

What was her sixth step?
 

 13. 

What was her final step?
 



 
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