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 (1) ApplesI had 25 apples. I divided them between 5 friends. How many does each friend get? by Olivia, age 10, grade 4Abraham Pierson SchoolMr.Shaughnessy's classClinton, Connecticut, U.S.June 18, 2001 (2) One Little Kitty1 little kitty + 105 little kitties = 106 little kitties. 1 little kitty can do 5 times the mess. If you have 5 little kitties: 25 times the mess. Once there were seven little kitties. Each one ate 7 little fish. How many fish did they eat in all? by Elise M., age 9, grade 4Universal AcademyDoubleoak, Texas, U.S.August 4, 2001 (3) 77 Jelly BeansI love jelly beans!! My favourites are white. In my packet there were 77 jelly beans of six colors. There were 7 white, 10 black, 15 red, 6 green and 14 yellow. How many were orange?? by Marg, age 8, grade 4Runcorn SchoolMrs. Buddle's class AustraliaSeptember 11, 2001 (4) DollsAlexa had 9 dolls, but she lost 2. Her friend Katie gave Alexa 16 more. Then she got 6 more for her birthday. How many dolls does Alexa have now? by Jessica, age 11, grade 6Wanamaker Elementary SchoolMrs. Devor's classTopeka, Kansas, U.S. October 8, 2001 (5) The Wow Number of CatsThere are four cats. Three left, then eight more came. Then two left, then eight more came. What is the number of cats? by Tiffany, age 9, grade 3Manteno Elementary School Mrs. Taylor's classManteno, Illinois, U.S.May 1, 2002 (6) The Red Ugly CatsOnce there were eight ugly cats. One more came and two left. Finally there were four cats left. How many more cats came or left before that? by Tiffany, age 9, grade 3Manteno Elementary School Mrs. Taylor's classManteno, Illinois, U.S.May 1, 2002 (7) Hungry RabbitsThere are four rabbits and twenty carrots. How many carrots will each rabbit get? by Jamie, age 10, grade 4Talented Student Option School Miss Schieman's classWheat Ridge, Colorado, U.S.May 2, 2002 (8) Dirty DiapersThere were 6 babies. Each baby used 5 diapers. How many dirty diapers were there? by Haleigh P., age 8, grade 3Talented Student Option School Miss Schieman's classWheat Ridge, Colorado, U.S.May 2, 2002 (9) Puppy TreatsThere were 9 puppies. Each puppy had 7 dog treats. How many did they have all together? by Taylor, age 8, grade 3Talented Student Option School Miss Schieman's classWheat Ridge, Colorado, U.S.May 2, 2002 (10) FriendsI have 123 friends. 20 of them are my best friends. 54 are my good friends. How many normal friends are left over? by Toni, age 13, grade 8Bentley Park College Ms. Morrison's classCairns, AustraliaMay 2, 2002 (11) CatsI saw 40 paws that belonged to cats. How many cats did I see? by Diana, age 10, grade 5Dee Why Public SchoolMr. Lee's classSydney, NSW, AustraliaMay 6, 2002