# Math about Abby

### Math is fun unit.

## Tessellations in math

I know what your saying. How can a bunch of triangles or squares relate to math? I know math can be very complicated thing. Well, tessellations are used in geometry

## Some examples of tessalations

## Bee hive Ever find a bee hive? Your looking at a tessellation! | ## Bricks If your house is made of bricks your living in a example of a tessellation! | ## Checkerboard Anyone up for a game of checkers? There tessellations! So really your playing tessellations. |

## Fun tessalations

Tessellations

## How long?

Well... lets say you want to count a tessellation. You go: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Blah Blah Blah Blah after you get to 100 you get kinda tired --- But no no no your not done some go to a Googol and don't stop there. If you do want to start do it now but you should have started as a baby.But, You can't really count as a baby sorry.

## What am I looking At?

Look at these pictures below. Aren't they confusing? Here is a challenge: Try and look at 1 sqare in picture #3 notice anything?

## Other cool math things

## IF

your probably saying Abby don't be dumb, you never ever use The word if in any sort of math problem. Well nope. Lets say this is our problem: Sally had 4 apples *if* Fred ate 2 of them how many would she have left? Its funny cause we did these in 1st grade! Try to solve this: If betty has 78,456 times 6 how much does she have?

## LIGHTYEAR

A lightyear is the distance equal to the distance light travels in 1 year. Now tell me what is the distance of a lightyear.

## MASS

The measure of how much *matter* is in an object. {matter is anything you can physically touch.} Heres your challenge: how much mass does mars have?

## LOCUS

Set of all points. Usually forming a curve or surface. What are the two types of locus. Hint: in------ and ex------.

## MEAN

The mean is the average of any number and no I don't mean The describing word mean. What is the average of 8.

## Try This!

Find a real life example of a tessellation that is not up there. And then share it.