Math Cats Story Problems: House Cat #10 
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(1) Cows There are 19 cows. 9 cows went under a tree. How many cows are not under the tree? 

(2) The Store There are 30 people at the store. 20 more came. How many people are at the store now? 

(3) Sheekha's Big Problem Sheekha was in a big pickle. Now when I say pickle I mean a pickle. Sheekha lost 100 cats. She used to have 200 cats. How many are left? 

(4) Math Cats When 100 cats are playing, 20 go. How many are left? 

(5) Kittens I have 100 kittens. 60 ran away. How many kittens are left? 

(6) At the Beach I have 30 shells and my brother takes 15. How many do I have left? 

(7) Toys Shelby had 12 toys. She got 91 more. How many toys does she have? 

(8) Who Ate the Cookies? Mr. Jovan made 200 cookies for his class. His class ate only 70 cookies. How many cookies are left? 

(9) Chernita Problem Chernita has 80 CD's, 50 cassettes, and 5 radios. How many things does she have in all? 

(10) Monkeys in a Tree There were 38 monkeys in a tree. 26 monkeys fell out. How many monkeys were left? 
Credits:
(1) Ivy, age 9, grade 4, Lexington School, M. Venagas's class,
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S., September 14, 2002
(2) Cari, age 8, grade 2, Hoffman Lane School, Mrs. Moos's class,
New Braunfels, Texas, U.S., September 15, 2002
(3) Mez, age 12, grade 6, BNWPS, Australia, September 17, 2002
(4) Phoebe, age 6, grade 2, Swalecliff School, Mrs. Anerble's class,
Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom, September 18, 2002
(5) Lyndy, age 9, grade 4, East Side School, Mrs. King's class,
Harrisburg, Illinois, U.S., September 22, 2002
(6) no name
(7) Kory, age 10, grade 5, Northside School, Mrs. Bullard's class,
El Campo, Texas, U.S., September 23, 2002
(8) Shavon, age 11, grade 6, Meyer Levin School {I.S.285}, Mrs. Prout's class, New York, U.S., September 25, 2002
(9) Kendra, age 9, grade 4, North Harlem Elementary School, Mrs. Curtis's class, Harlem, Georgia, U.S., September 27, 2002
(10) Benjamin, age 11, grade 6, Mt. George School, Mrs. Martin's class,
Napa, California, U.S., September 30, 2002
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