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 (1) Math MagicianThe math magician has 12 tricks. She needs to have 20 tricks for her show. How many more tricks does she need? by Alyssa, age 8, grade 3St. Joseph SchoolMrs. McNelly's classDowningtown, Pennsylvannia, U.S.May 20, 2002 (2) BugsThare are 18 bugs in a tree. 9 more bugs come. Then a scorpion comes and eats 10 of them. 6 bugs come and kill the scorpion. How many bugs are left in the tree? by Nick, age 7, grade 1Martin Elementary SchoolMiss Baillargeon's classSeekonk, Massachusetts, U.S.May 21, 2002 (3) CupcakesAllison had 100 cupcakes. She ate 78. How many cupcakes are left? by Kandi, age 7, grade 1homeschooledIdaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.May 21, 2002 (4) SistersI have 2 sisters. Mom had 100 more. How many sisters do I have? by Kandi, age 7, grade 1homeschooledIdaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.May 28, 2002 (5) Grandma's CookiesGrandma baked 14 cookies for my friend and me. We ate 10 cookies. Grandma baked nine more. How many cookies are there now? by Lindsey, age 9, grade 3Leonard Shanklin Elementary SchoolMrs. Martinez's classKingsbury, Texas, U.S.May 26, 2002 (6) 14 CatsThere were 14 cats. 3 ran away, then 1 more came. How meny cats are there now? by Andrea, age 10, grade 4Allen R. D.Mrs. Doniti's classJune 2, 2002 (7) CatsI had 10 cats. I got 12 more. How many do I have now? by Bryce, age 10, grade 4Longview SchoolMs. Shanks' classMidland, Michigan, U.S.June 4, 2002 (8) DucksThere are 20 ducks at a pond. 12 of them fly away. Then 45 come. How many ducks are there now? by Kelsey, age 10, grade 5June 5, 2002 (9) Getting to SchoolThere are 18 kids in the class. Ten were late to school. How many came on time? by Amy, age 6, KindergartenMann SchoolMrs. Deia's classOak Park, Illinois, U.S. June 5, 2002 (10) DogsThere are 15 dogs. The girl bought 15 more dogs. Then, 12 dogs ran away. How many are left? by Chelsea, age 9, grade 4Grogan Elementary SchoolMr. Porter's classSouthgate, Michigan, U.S.June 7, 2002