Tessellations

Who was M.C. Escher?

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"I NEVER GOT A PASSING GRADE IN MATH, BUT I SEEM TO LATCH ON TO MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS WITHOUT KNOWING IT."

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In math, a plane is flat surface that goes on forever in all directions. A tessellation is designed to fill a plane, so it too is designed to go on forever.

Tessalation (Latin word meaning tile): a pattern of interlocking shapes, where positive shapes alternate with negative shapes

"I AM DRIVEN BY THE IRRESISTIBLE PLEASURE I FEEL IN REPEATING THE SAME FIGURES OVER AND OVER."

Three Types of Tesselations