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Tessellating Triangles

Can you make these equilateral triangles fit together to cover the paper without any gaps between them? Can you tessellate isosceles triangles?

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Tetrafit

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Shapely Tiling

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Experiment with colouring in different sections to make particular shapes. How could you make a regular octagon?
Try finding as many different triangles as you can - this may help you to see what can be done.