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Floor Tiles

This interactive Java applet allows users to explore tessellations made from quadrilaterals. The user deforms a square into another quadrilateral, which then tiles the plane. The user can choose two colors for the tessellation. An information window provides data about the shape to be tiled, including: area, perimeter, coordinates for vertices, and side lengths.
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Contributed by: Shodor, Publisher
Math TopicAlgebraic Thinking, Other Math Topic, Geometry, Measurement, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeInteractive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorShodor, Publisher
    • Publication Date2005
    • Rights(c) 1994-2011 Shodor
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    • AccessFree access
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    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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