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October 21, 2016

# Search: why won&#39;t a regular octagon tessellate a plane by itself?

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Math
Why wonâ€™t a regular octagon tessellate the plane by itself? Describe a combination of a regular octagon and another regular polygon that will tessellate the plane.
February 7, 2010 by Crystal

math
A regular pentagon and a regular octagon cannot tessellate on their own correct?
June 9, 2010 by april

math
Octagon PQRSTVWZ is a regular octagon with the center at point C. Which transformation will map octagon PQRSTVWZ onto itself?
November 27, 2015 by kudu

Geometry
Will an octagon and an isosceles triangle tessellate a plane?
April 28, 2011 by Micah

math
15. which of the following figures will not tessellate the plane? a. rhombus b. equilateral triangle c. regular hexagon d. regular pentagon
April 18, 2014 by Anonymous

geometry
Why does a regular pentagon not tessellate the plane?
October 24, 2009 by jeng

Geometry
Will a non-regular acute triangle tessellate the plane?
October 12, 2009 by jj

math
Will a non-regular acute triangle tessellate the plane? How do you know?
October 14, 2009 by jj

geometry
Name three regular polygons that will tessellate the plane
October 24, 2009 by jeng

geometry
Name three regular polygons that will tessellate the plane
October 24, 2009 by jeng

Geometry
Why is it impossible for a regular polygon with more than six sides to tessellate the plane?
December 11, 2009 by Jackie

Math
Why is it possible for a regular polygon with more than six sides to tessellate the plane?
January 7, 2010 by Michelle

Geometry
The area of a regular octagon is 25. What is the area of a regular octagon with sides five times as large as the sides of the first octagon?
April 7, 2011 by Hannah

Geometry
Can some one please help me I'm stuck in this question. Why does a regular pentagon not tessellate the plane?
August 14, 2009 by Melissa

Geometry
The area of a regular octagon is 35 cm². What is the area of a regular octagon with sides three times as long?
April 2, 2012 by Samuel

Trig-Algebra help asap
A regular octagon is inscribed in a circle with a radius of 5 cm. Find the area of the octagon.
March 12, 2012 by Missy

math
The perimeter of a regular octagon is p. write an expression that represents the length of one side of the octagon?
February 20, 2013 by andrew

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The corners of the square, 2m. sides, are cut off to form a regular octagon. What is the length of the side of the resulting octagon?
November 24, 2011 by Lian

geometry
The area of a regular octagon is 35 cm2. What is the area of a regular octagon with sides six times as long? so do you times this by 6?
January 12, 2012 by cindy

Maths (Proof)
An octagon is formed by joining the points (7,0), (5,5), (0,7), (-5,5), (-7,0), (-5,-5), (0,-7), (5,-5) and (7,0). The octagon is regular. I have used proof by exhaustion and got that all sides are square root of 29. Then sketched it, and all sides were also same length. But ...
April 12, 2016 by India

trig
In a regular octagon, AB is a diagonal and CD joins the midpoints of two opposite sides. The side length of the octagon is 4 cm. To the nearest tenth of a cm. find a)AB and b)CD. I'm stumped.
January 15, 2009 by Cathy

geometry
Why is it impossible for a regular polygon with more than six sides to tesselate the plane? I know it has something to do with the angles, but I'm not sure what to write for this. 3 hexagons tesselate the plane and they have angles at 120, but why can't an octagon? Why is it ...
December 12, 2009 by Lauren

Geometry
tha area of a regular octagon found by decomposing the octagon into a rectangle into trapezoids is ________ m2
April 10, 2014 by David

jfk high school
if one side of a regular octagon is represented by 2x-1, the perimeter of the octagon can be represented by what?
November 22, 2011 by gabby

Math
This regular octagon has a side length 15.0cm. Determine the distance from one vertex to the opposite vertex, measured through the centre of the octagon. Give your answer to to the nearest tenth of a centimeter.
January 15, 2015 by Haley

statistics
What is your conclusion based on the following data? A survey was conducted to study the effects of weight loss from a low fat diet. Two random samples of 100 people each were selected. One group was put on the low fat diet and the other group on the regular diet. The weight ...
June 22, 2013 by jerry

math
How many sides does a regular octagon have, and what do we know about its sides and angles I think a octagon has 8 sides but I don't know about the angles...I'll go and look it up and if I find out I'll post it I found on wikipedia that it's internal angle's are 135o Check ...
August 3, 2007 by Anonymous

Geometry
Will any kite tessellate the plane? why or why not?
October 24, 2009 by jj

Math
What must be true for a pentagon so that it will tessellate a plane?
March 23, 2010 by Lyndse

problem solving
What is the area of a regular hexagon with P = 100? What is the area of a regular octagon with P = 100? What is the area of a regular n-gon with P = 100? Make a table for n = 3 to 25. Make a graph. What happens to 1/n(tan 180/n) as n increases?
December 8, 2014 by kakak

math
April 7, 2016 by really

maths
a regular dodecagon has a side lenght of 5.6cm find the side lenght of a regular octagon that has the same perimeter?
December 6, 2011 by holly

Math--Area
Find the area of each regular polygon to the nearest tenth. Octagon with side length of 10 kilometers. Heres what I tried; but I don't know if im on the right track. Area=1/2 * Perimeter* Apothem Perimeter=base of octagon* number of sides Perimeter=10*8=80 km. SO A=40a (1/2 of...
April 4, 2007 by natalie

math
The apothem of a regular polygon is the distance from the center to any side. If the length of the apothem remains constant at 10 inches, the formula for the perimeter of a regular polygon as a function of the number of sides is ( ) ( )( ). As the regular polygon changes from ...
May 15, 2015 by Anonymous

geometry
if you have a regular octagon with a side 7, what is the area?
January 22, 2009 by aneme

math
A square whose side is 2m has it's corner cut away so as to form a octagon with all sides equal find the length of each side of octagon and also find the area of the octagon?
September 10, 2012 by TUHITUHI

Math
find the perimeter of a regular octagon with sides of 5.5cm.
October 18, 2010 by Jerrry

Drawing
Inscribe a regular octagon in a circle of diameter 80mm
September 21, 2015 by Nikel

geometry
find the ara of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle with a radius of 1 cm.
March 5, 2008 by ashley

geometry
find the ara of a regular octagon inscribed in a circle with a radius of 1 cm.
March 5, 2008 by ashley

Math
find the are of a regular octagon whose sides are 12cm long.
May 25, 2008 by Tareena

math
find the are of a regular octagon whose sides are 12cm long.
May 26, 2008 by Tareena

geometry
what is the perimeter of a regular octagon whose sides are 9.4 centimeters long.
February 23, 2011 by Aaron Penley

geometry
The measures of all angles in a regular octagon are (4x + 12)°. how would you find the value of x?
October 4, 2010 by daerius

geometry
if a regular octagon has a perimeter of 264 centimeters, what is the measure of each interior angle and each side?
February 24, 2010 by Trevor

Geometry
(1) Construct a regular hexagon 55mm across the flat. Within it inscribe the largest possible isoscelence triangle having it base 40mm long across the flat. (2) Construct a regular octagon within the following direct 45mm across the flat, 50mm across the cornes. (3) construct ...
March 31, 2012 by Christopher

Solid Geometry
Find the Lateral area in cm square of the following right pryramid. 1. Base is regular octagon of side 20cm and altitude of 20cm. 2. Base is regular hexagon of side 20cm and altitude of 30cm. 3. Base is regular hexagon of side 30cm and slant height of 50cm.
August 16, 2016 by Rain

Algebra
What is the measure of each of the interior angles of these regular polygons? a) pentagon b) octagon c) dodecagon How would I figure this out?
March 10, 2009 by Cassie

Geometry
The measure of a single angle in a regular octagon is (4x + 12)°. Find the value of x. Show equations and all work that leads to your answer
January 5, 2011 by Clarissa

geometry
The measure of a single angle in a regular octagon is (4x + 12)°. Find the value of x. Show equations and all work that leads to your answer.
March 17, 2011 by Anonymous

Geometry
#19. Given a regular octagon, find the measures of the angles formed by (a) two consecutive radii and (b) a radius and a side of the polygon.
April 8, 2014 by Heather

math
an octagon has 8 sides. how many diagonal does an octagon have
August 28, 2008 by sophie

Math
1 the mystery shape has at least 2 lines of symmetry 2 at least 1 of its diagonals is also a line of symmetry 3 it has has at least 1 obtuse angle 4 at least 3 of its angles are congruent 5 its total angle measure is between 100 degrees and 1,000 degrees A. square B. rhombus C...
March 26, 2011 by Rayna

math **urgent**
using 100 ft of fence material and building a regular octagon garden, what is the area of the garden?
December 5, 2011 by Anne

geometry
hat is the area of a regular octagon with a side length of 5 meters and a distance from the center to a vertex of 6.5 meters?
December 9, 2015 by wendy

Geometry
The measures of all angles in a regular octagon are (4x + 12)°. Find the value of x. Show equations and all work that leads to your answer.
January 13, 2011 by Katheryn

geometry
The measures of all angles in a regular octagon are (4x + 12)°. Find the value of x. Show equations and all work that leads to your answer
January 26, 2012 by FlowerChild

geometry
A square measures 18feet 6inches in length. If an octagon is inscribed in the square, then how long should each side of the octagon be?
July 15, 2011 by Cathy

Mathematics
A regular octagon is formed by cutting off the corners of a square. If one side of the square is n cm, find the total area removed in square cm.
August 12, 2013 by Arch

finance
The owners’ equity accounts for Octagon Transnational are as follows: Common Stock [\$2 par value] \$20,000 Capital Surplus 360,000 Retained Earnings 1,173,000 Total owners’ equity \$1,553,000 a. If Octagon’s stock currently sells for \$50 per share and Octagon declares a 10% ...
May 5, 2011 by Sara

maths-urgently needed
ABCD is a square with length of each side 1cm. An octagon is formed by lines joining the vertices of the square to the mid points of opposite sides. Find the area of the octagon?
February 5, 2013 by Anonymous

geometry
ABCD is a square of side length 1. E , F , G and H are the midpoints of AB , BC , CD and DA , respectively. The lines FA , AG , GB , BH , HC , CE , ED and DF determine a convex 8-gon. By symmetry, this octagon has equal sides. If s is the side length of the octagon, then s 2 ...
February 23, 2013 by Anonymous

geometry and trig
I have a regular octagon with a radius of 9. I have split the 8 pie slices into right angles--leaving angles 90, 67.5, and 22.5. I looked for the sine of 22.5 opp/hyp and get .38. Then the oppositeside is 6.84. I can't get the right answer, what am I doing wrong? Thanks
March 30, 2016 by lulu

Math
1. Write a rule to describe the translation of a point from (-3,3) to (-2,2). a. (x,y) --> (x - 1, y + 1) b. (x,y) --> (x + 1, y + 1) c. (x,y) --> (x - 1, y - 1) d. (x,y) --> (x + 1, y - 1) 2. The coordinates of an ordered pair have opposite signs. In which ...
May 26, 2015 by Indigo

Math
1. What is the area of a regular octagon with an apothem 16 inches long and a side 19 inches long? Round the answer to the nearest inch. A) 144 in^2 B) 216 in^2 C) 1,216^2 D) 2432 in^2 Is the answer D? That's what I solved it.
June 8, 2016 by Tim

Geometry
1. Why are points and lines hard to define? A point you can't move at all, a line you can only move back and forth in the same direction. Does drawing a point or a line accurately illustrate its characteristics? 2. What do we mean when we say a point exists in zero dimensions...
October 6, 2015 by Sue

English
1. The price itself is expensive. 2. The price itself is high. 3. The price itself is cheap/inexpensive. 4. The price itself is low. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is incorrect?)
February 5, 2014 by rfvv

geometry
1.what is the area of a sector with a central angle of 160 degrees and a diameter of 5.8m? round the answer to the nearest tenth A. 8.1 m^2 B.4.0 m^2 C.47.0 m^2 D.11.7 m^2 2.what is the area of a regular octagon with a side of 8 in round the answer to the nearest tenth. A 443....
April 23, 2014 by studyguy

geometry
1. An exterior angle of a regular polygon measures 30 degrees. What is the measure of an interior angle? 30 60 120 150 2. How many degrees are in each interior angle of a regular pentagon? 50 72 108 120 3. If all of the diagonals are drawn from a vertex of a hexagon, how many...
November 30, 2010 by Justin

Geometry
1. Why are points and lines hard to define? A point you can't move at all, a line you can only move back and forth in the same direction. Does drawing a point or a line accurately illustrate its characteristics? 2. What do we mean when we say a point exists in zero dimensions...
October 6, 2015 by Sue

geometry
An interior decorator is buying a fringe for the edge of a rug in the shape of a regular octagon. The side length of the rug measures 1/2 inch on a diagram with a scale 1 inch to 4 feet. How many feet of fringe will be needed for the entire edge of the rug?
January 26, 2012 by Kaity

1. Why are points and lines hard to define? A point you can't move at all, a line you can only move back and forth in the same direction. Does drawing a point or a line accurately illustrate its characteristics? 2. What do we mean when we say a point exists in zero dimensions...
October 6, 2015 by Sue

Geometry
What is the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex octagon? What is the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a convex decagon? What is the measure of one interior angle of a regular polygon with 20 sides? Thank You! (:
February 3, 2010 by Alan

Geometry
Which of the following is true if a pentagon tessellates a plane? a. A pentagon never tessellates a plane b. All of its sides must be the same length c. It must be a regular pentagon d. It has one pair of parallel slides
February 7, 2010 by cindy

Can a scalene right triangle tessellate?
February 7, 2010 by Cupcake

Biology
In conventional human radiological imaging (e.g., MRI, PET, CT) of the head, the axial plane is synonymous with the horizontal plane. Which of the following statements about this plane is most accurate? The axial plane is an axis of symmetry in the forebrain. The long axis of ...
April 10, 2013 by Anonym

Maths
An irregular octagon R has vertices 6, 2), (2, 6), (−1, 5), (−5, 1), (−6, −2), (−2, −6), (1, −5) and (5, −1). Using standard notation, write down the elements of the symmetry group S(R) of R, giving a brief description of the ...
May 24, 2012 by Sam

geometry
Why do only three types of regular polygons tesellate the plane and what are they?
June 1, 2011 by Missy

Math
Which of the following is true if a pentagon tessellates a plane? a. A pentagon never tessellates a plane b. All of its sides must be the same length c. It must be a regular pentagon d. It has one pair of parallel sides I was thinking its (c) but not sure.
January 19, 2011 by Rena Lambides

Velocity and Displacement
A plane is sitting on a runway, awaiting takeoff. On an adjacent parallel runway, another plane lands and passes the stationary plane at a speed of 47 m/s. The arriving plane has a length of 32 m. By looking out the window (very narrow), a passenger on the stationary plane can...
September 1, 2011 by Fainah

Computer Science
Question #1. 1. Say that L is regular over 0, 1. Is the set, {x|x = 0y,y ∈L } also regular? 2. For two regular languages (a) Is M*L=L*M for any alphabet? (b) Is it true if the alphabet is only {0,1}? (c) Is it true if the alphabet is only {0}? 3. If L is regular, is the ...
November 3, 2012 by James

Geometry
4.Determine which point does not lie on the graph of the line y=x-3 a. (-10, 13) b. (-10-13) c. (-8, -11) A? 8. What is the best model for a tabletop? a. plane b. line c. point d. none of these A? 40. If 2 points lie in a plane, the line containing them ______ a. intersects ...
May 2, 2012 by mysterychicken

physical
An electric field with a magnitude of 3.50 kN/C is applied along the x axis. Calculate the electric flux through a rectangular plane 0.350 m wide and 0.7 m long assuming that (a) the plane is parallel to the yz plane; (b) the plane is parallel to the xy plane; (c) the plane ...
March 20, 2013 by abc

Help!!!
An electric field of intensity 4.27 kN/C is applied along the x-axis. Calculate the electric flux through a rectangular plane 0.350 m wide and 0.700 m long if the following conditions are true. (a) The plane is parallel to the yz-plane. (b) The plane is parallel to the xy-...
January 19, 2012 by Isabella

physics!!!
An electric field of intensity 4.27 kN/C is applied along the x-axis. Calculate the electric flux through a rectangular plane 0.350 m wide and 0.700 m long if the following conditions are true. (a) The plane is parallel to the yz-plane. (b) The plane is parallel to the xy-...
January 20, 2012 by Isabella

Math
A no. Plus two-third of itself plus one half of itself plus one-seventh of itself equals 97.find the no. Ans is42
November 4, 2012 by Simran kaur

Physics
A toy slides down an inclined plane which makes an angle of 60 degrees with the horizontal. It starts from rest and achieves a final velocity of 8 m/s in 5 seconds at the bottom of the plane. a. What is the acceleration down the plane? b. What is the distance along the plane ...
November 2, 2013 by Tsunayoshi

Math
Plane A leaves the airport. One hour later, Plane B leaves the same airport on the same course. It catches up to Plane A in 2.5 hours. The average speed of Plane B is 300km/h faster than Plane A. Find the speed of each plane.
March 17, 2015 by Jessica

algebra
A no.plus two third of itself; plus one half of itself plus one seventh of itself equals 97.find d no.
October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

math
A regular triangular pyramid has an altitude of 15.0 m and the base is 8.00 m on a side. Find the area of a section made by a plane parallel to the base and 8.00 m from the vertex.
October 10, 2012 by david

Perimeter and Area
Which best describes the polygon whose vertices in the coordinate plane are (5, 5), (0, 5), (0, 0), (5, 0)? only equilateral only equiangular regular none of these
October 14, 2014 by Sara

math
Indicate whether the following statement is true or false. If a figure can be translated, then it will tessellate. I say false am I right?
May 19, 2014 by K

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