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I know that when doing symmetry we often have a look at CAPITAL
We could try tessellating certain ones, deciding on good ones to
try and those that would be no good.
A simple one to start with is the letter C - see what has happened
when I've tried to tessellate them:
Slightly different we have:
Do you see how they are different?
Now try another one or two for yourself!
Capital F also seems a good one, but maybe it's a little
I must admit I chose the sizes to be a bit easier!
I decided to lay two of them down like this:
Then playing about with putting them together I got:
This I was quite happy with, so I thought that having shown you,
you could try some for yourself.
Please send us your tessellations. You could scan a drawing into
the computer and send it that way, or you might like to take a
digital photo of the tessellations.