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 (1) DolphinsThere were 20 dolphins. 10 left. 10 came back. 17 left and only 12 came back because the rest died. How many died? by Alex, age 11, grade 5SST, Holtegaard's classRochester, Minnesota, U.S.November 29, 2002 (2) BananasStacie bought four cases of bananas. There are 10 bananas in each case. How many bananas does Stacie have now? by Lindsay, age 9, grade 4Haderline SchoolKay Montee's classGirard, Kansas, U.S.December 2, 2002 (3) ApplesMrs. Henderson bought 5 packages of apples with 6 in each packages. How many apples were there all together? by Samantha, age 9, grade 4Haderline SchoolKay Montee's classGirard, Kansas, U.S.December 2, 2002 (4) Presents for Little KidsIf I have 9,000 boxes of toys and I give Santa 800 of them, how many would I have for my family? by Evita, age 7, grade 2Cholle Lake Elementary SchoolMs. Siver's classWest Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.December 2, 2002 (5) PuppiesMy dog had thirteen puppies. My next door neighbor bought three puppies. My grandma five puppies. One week later my grandma brought back three puppies and my next door neighbor brought all of his back. How many puppies do I have? by Tonny, age 9, grade 4Donald D. Stalker Elementary SchoolMrs. Behrend's classBlackfoot, Idaho, U.S.December 3, 2002 (6) How Many in All?My dog had 7 puppies. On Monday she had 10 more. On Tuesday she had 16 more. The next Monday she had 17 more. How many do I have now? by Haley F., age 10, grade 4Donald D. Stalker Elementary SchoolMrs. Behrend's classBlackfoot, Idaho, U.S.December 3, 2002 (7) Lots of DogsIf I had 89 dogs and my friend Ashleigh gave me 989 more, how many dogs would I have? by A.P.December 4, 2002 (8) Hockey GamesDuring the month of November, the Detroit Red Wings won 19 games, tied 2 games and lost 3 games. How many games did they play in November? by Kaylin, age 8, grade 3Franklin Road Christian SchoolMs. McCready's classNovi, Michigan, U.S.December 4, 2002 (9) Sydney's Soccer BallsSydney has 39 soccer balls. She loses 12 and then gets 14 more. How many soccer balls does Sydney have? by Alexa, age 8, grade 3American Heritage AcademyMs. Bandy's classCanton, Georgia, U.S.December 5, 2002 (10) Alexa's Dance ShoesAlexa has 29 pairs of ballet shoes, 17 pairs of jazz shoes, and 3 pairs of tap shoes. How many pairs of dance shoes does Alexa have in all? by Sydney, age 8, grade 3American Heritage AcademyMs. Bandy's classCanton, Georgia, U.S.December 5, 2002

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