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? 

(2) Horses I have 18 horses. 8 ran away. How many do I have left? 

(3) Cats There are 20 cats in the complex. 5 go missing. 2 come back. How many are left? 

(4) Lost Dogs There are 32 dogs and 16 dogs go home. Now how many dogs are there? 

(5) Cats 17 cats are lying down in the alley. 7 walk away. How many are left? 

(6) Horses I have 19 horses. 9 galloped away. How many are left? 

(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? 

(8) Kettles I had 150 kettles and 90 fell apart. How many kettles did I have left over? 

(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? 

(10) Kittens Jenifer has 20 kittens. She gave 14 to her brother. How many kittens does she have left? 
Credits:
(1)  (5) Nakita, age 9
(2) Jazmin, age 9
(3) Jacques, age 10
(4) Chris, age 10
(5) Michelle, age 9
(1)  (5) are all grade 3, Parklands College, Mrs. Severin's class, Cape Town, South Africa, August 1, 2002
(6) no name, August 1, 2002
(7) Sam, age 8, grade 3, Henking School, Mrs. McFadden's class,
Glenview, Illinois, U.S., August 5, 2002
(8) Rhiannon B., age 9, grade 4, C.I.D.H.S, Mrs. Wilks' class,
Christmas Island, August 9, 2002
(9) Meisha, age 9, grade 3, Benvue State School, Mrs. McKinan's class,
Tamworth, N.S.W., Australia, August 10, 2002
(10) Claudia, age 9, grade 4, Stanley Jones School, Mrs. Wright's class,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, August 10, 2002
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