Math Cats Story Problems: House Cat #8 
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(1) Horses I have 16 horses. 5 went to a show. How many are left? 
by Nakita, age 9, grade 3 Parklands College Mrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South Africa August 1, 2002 

(2) Horses I have 18 horses. 8 ran away. How many do I have left? 
by Jazmin, age 9, grade 3 Parklands College Mrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South Africa August 1, 2002 

(3) Missing Cats There are 20 cats in the complex. 5 go missing. 2 come back. How many are left? 
by Jacques, age 10, grade 3 Parklands College Mrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South Africa August 1, 2002 

(4) Lost Dogs There are 32 dogs and 16 dogs go home. Now how many dogs are there? 
by Chris, age 10, grade 3 Parklands College Mrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South Africa August 1, 2002 

(5) Cats 17 cats are lying down in the alley. 7 walk away. How many are left? 
by Michelle, age 9, grade 3 Parklands College Mrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South Africa August 1, 2002 

(6) Horses I have 19 horses. 9 galloped away. How many are left? 
no name August 1, 2002 

(7) Goggle Boggle I am at the pool. There are 125 people at the pool. 96 are wearing goggles. How many people are not wearing goggles? 
by Sam, age 8, grade 3 Henking School Mrs. McFadden's class Glenview, Illinois, U.S. August 5, 2002 

(8) Kettles I had 150 kettles and 90 fell apart. How many kettles did I have left over? 
by Rhiannon B., age 9, grade 4 C.I.D.H.S, Mrs. Wilks' class Christmas Island August 9, 2002 

(9) Wailing Cats If there were 5 wailing cats in the street and 10 came to join them, then 4 stopped wailing, and 6 came along and started to wail, how many cats all together were wailing? 
by Meisha, age 9, grade 3 Benvue State School Mrs. McKinan's class Tamworth, N.S.W., Australia August 10, 2002 

(10) Kittens Jenifer has 20 kittens. She gave 14 to her brother. How many kittens does she have left? 
by Claudia, age 9, grade 4 Stanley Jones School Mrs. Wright's class Calgary, Alberta, Canada August 10, 2002 
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