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**Elizalde M. Mazon**

Room #122

Phone: 408-535-6274

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

** MON thru FRI**

Period 1 - 8:29-9:26

Period 2 - 9:32-10-28

Period 3 - 10:34-11:30

Lunch Break

Period 4 - 12:06-1:02

Period 5 - 1:08-2:04

Period 6 - 2:10-3:06

Before-school (MTWThF)

After-school (By Appointment)

Sep. 1 : Labor Day

Sep. 29-Oc. 03 : Fall Break

Nov. 27-28 : Thanksgiving

Dec. 17-19 : Sem 1 Finals

Dec.22-Jan.5 :New Year Break

Feb. 16-20 Winter Break

Apr. 13-17 : Spring Break

June 02-04 : Sem 2 Finals

** Find the product of…**

(x-a)(x-b)(x-c).....(x-y)(x-z)

Submit your answer to Mr. Mazon (for EXTRA CREDIT) together with your work or explanation on how you arrived at the answer.

**“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”**

-Helen Keller-

**Why is Math book always sad? Because it has a lot of problems!**

**Why did the parents think their little variable was sick? The nurse said he need to be isolated!**

**What did the doctor say to the multi-step inequality? I can solve your problem with a few operations!**

**Teacher:** Where’s the graph of your function?

**Student:** It was intercepted on my way to school.

**What happened to the quadratic polynomial when it feel asleep on the beach? It got a second-degree burns?**

**Teacher:** What is b + b?

**Shakespeare:** Is it 2b or not 2b?

**Reference:HOLT Algebra 1**

**Welcome to Hoover Middle School!**

For those of you who are new to Hoover, I especially welcome you and look forward to working with you to make this a very successful and enjoyable class for your child. Eight grade is an exciting time with high school just around the corner. Algebra 1 and Geometry are high school equivalent class and in some ways more challenging than those offered in high school. The learning of math is developmental with one skill building on the next. It is necessary for your child to keep up with his/her work and must always come to class with the completed homework and all materials needed to learn. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell you a little about what we’ll be doing in class for this school year. My name is Elizalde Mazon and I have been in the teaching profession for more than twenty years. I’m so glad to be part of the Hoover family for eight years now and very pleased to be your child’s teacher in Math.

For more informations and class expectations, click HERE.

Remember to do your homework on a daily basis, practice, practice and practice makes perfect. Should you need help on a homework, please see me before school (in my room everyday) or after school (by appointment except on Tuesdays and Fridays). For the complete list of the homework, click the link below.

HOMEWORK CORNER!

To access the online version of the textbook when working on your homework, click on the link below.

**ALGEBRA 1 & GEOMETRY** by HOLT

How to write equation of a Line when two points are given.

To solve a Linear Equation for an unknown variable.

Solving a System of Linear Equation in two variables.

How to solve a quadratic equation using QUADRATIC FORMULA

The Amazing History of Pi It’s long and interesting.

I would like to congratulate the parents and family of the following students for their outstanding academic performance during the 1st Marking Period. Click

CONGRATULATIONS! for the list of students.

Here’s the MATH GLOSSARY if you need to know the meaning and see example for a particular math terminology. It’s not just a glossary, it’s a multilingual glossary.

Sincerely,

**Mr. Elizalde M. Mazon**

8th Grade Math/Algebra 1/Geometry Teacher

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