Math Cats Story Problems: Alley Cat #11 
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(1) Halloween Night On Halloween night there were 17 bats. 13 went home and then 8 came back. How many bats are there now? 

(2) The Garden In my garden, there are 9 flowers. Every flower has 2 butterflies on it. How many butterflies are on the flowers? 

(3) Dogs and Cats There are 22 dogs and 20 cats. 5 dogs run away. How many dogs are left? 

(4) What Weighs More? What weighs more, a pound of leaves or a pound of rock? 

(5) Scaredy Cat There are 223 cats at a schoolyard. 49 got scared away by a dog. 15 more got scared away by a human. 8 just left. There are two deer. How many cats are still at the school yard? 

(6) Dancing Skeletons One night I was trickortreating all alone. As I was walking I passed a graveyard, and I saw some skeletons dancing around their graves. There were 20 graves and 4 skeletons at each grave. How many skeletons were there in all? 

(7) The Graveyard As I was walking home from school I took a shortcut through the graveyard. I saw 5,432 graves. The owners were going to add 4,352 graves. How many graves would there be? 

(8) The Candy Store I bought nine suckers. They cost ten cents each. How much did I spend? 

(9) Joe's Fish Joe feeds his fish 2 times a day. He gives his fish 165 pieces each time. How many pieces does Joe give his fish in all, every day? 

(10) Bird Eggs Once upon a time there were 4 little birds. Each bird laid 5 eggs. How many eggs were there in all? 
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