tessellate queston

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tessellate queston

Postby imacsg » Sat Oct 09, 2010 4:44 pm

Can someone tell me why a eight equal sides octogen cannot be tessellated?
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Postby mrswongtuition » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:12 pm

There will be either a diamond shaped gap or a square gap.

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Postby imacsg » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:54 pm

Thanks for your prompt reply.

One more question. I understand your explanation, but I thought if the shape can be reformed to a square, it can be tessellated.

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