ERIC Number: EJ717722
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-1
Tessellating the Sphere with Regular Polygons
Soto-Johnson, Hortensia; Bechthold, Dawn
Mathematics Teacher, v97 n3 p165 Mar 2004
Tessellations in the Euclidean plane and regular polygons that tessellate the sphere are reviewed. The regular polygons that can possibly tesellate the sphere are spherical triangles, squares and pentagons.
Descriptors: Geometry, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Geometric Concepts, Plane Geometry
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Web site: http://www.nctm.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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