# Tessellating quadrilaterals

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will use the properties of triangles and quadrilaterals to create and describe tessellation patterns.

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### 6 Questions

Q1.

Find the size of the missing angle

155 degrees

260 degrees

Q2.

Calculate the missing angle, labelled x

180 degrees

90 degrees

Q3.

Find the missing angles, x, y and z

x = 38, y = 142, z = 38

x = 38, y = 52, z = 142

Q4.

Find the size of the missing angles

x = 123, y = 100

x = 68.5, y = 68.5

Q5.

Shown below is a rhombus. Calculate each of the missing angles

They are all diagonals of the rectangle

x = 11.5, y = 141.5, z = 141.5

x = 23, y = 314, z = 314

Q6.

Find the size of the missing angle

180 degrees

74 degrees

### 5 Questions

Q1.

A tessellation can be described as......

A repeating pattern

A repeating pattern with no gaps

A repeating pattern with no overlaps

Q2.

Is this figure a tessellation?

No

Q3.

What shapes make up the tessellation in the image?

Triangles and Hexagons

Triangles and Rectangles

Triangles and Triangles

Q4.

Can this be called a tessellation where shapes were reflected?

No

Q5.

What shape makes up the tessellation in the image below?

Circles

Pentagons

Squares