Math Cats Story Problems: Alley Cat #2 
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(1) On the Moon Nine space probes were on the moon. Each had 2 antennae. How many antennae in all? 
by Willie, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School 

(2) Cookies There are eight cookies in a package. How many are in ten packages? 
by Hallie, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School 

(3) Sharing Brownies There are 64 brownies in the oven. If there are 8 kids, how many brownies will each kid get??? 
by Hallie, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's class Spring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 

(4) Apples, Apples I have 20 blankets with 5 apples on each. How many in all? 
by Leighann, age 10, grade 4 Benfer Elementary School Ms. C. Smith's class Houston, Texas, U.S. November 21, 2001 

(5) Cats Nicky had 4 groups of cats. There were 20 cats in each group. How many cats were there? 
by Sophia, age 8, grade 3 Upper Elementary School Ms. VanBeesel's class Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S. November 4, 2001 

(6) What Number Am I? If you count by 4's, 5's, 2's, or 10's, you say my name. I am an even number. What number am I? 
by Gabrielle, age 9, grade 4 Belmont Elementary School Mrs. Stone's class North Babylon, New York, U.S. February 10, 2002 

(7) Ash's Pokemon On Monday Ash got 4 Pokémon. On Tuesday he got 6 Pokémon. On Wednesday he got 7 Pokémon. He lost 12 Pokémon. How many Pokémon does he have left? 
by Robert, age 10, grade 4 Landing School Mrs. Reed's class Glen Cove, New York, U.S. April 29, 2002 

(8) Ice Cream There are 14 people in my house. 2 people eat vanilla ice cream. 6 people eat chocolate ice cream. If 2 people like raspberry ice cream, how many people like MINT ice cream??? 
by Tattianna, age 10, grade 4 Landing School Mrs. Reed's class Glen Cove, New York, U.S. April 29, 2002 

(9) Cards I have one deck of cards. There are 52 cards in the deck. If I give out all my diamonds and two of my spades but take back my diamonds and give out 3 of my hearts, how many cards do I have??? 
by Brittny, age 12, grade 6 Smart Intermediate School Davenport, Iowa, U.S. April 29, 2002 
(10) Matt is buying toys. He has $16. He buys a car for $7 and a music box for $7. Will he have enough to buy a $5 action figure?
I have always loved kittens. ___________________________  VerySmart Nov. 6, 2001 
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