Math Cats Story Problems: House Cat #9 
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(1) Kittens I had 18 kittens. We sold 5. My cat had 8 more. How many do I have now? 

(2) Fish  
(3) 35 Beans  
(4) Peas  
(5) Fishing I went fishing on Friday. I caught 22 fish. My dad caught 32 fish, but one got away. How many fish did we catch altogether? 

(6) Dogs I have 22 dogs. 16 were sleeping. How mamy are awake????? 

(7) Cats and Dogs I had six cats and six dogs. Two cats ran away and four dogs ran away. How many cats and dogs do I have left? 

(8) Kittens Ok, you have 5 kitts that your mother gave you. You got 10 more from your aunt (which would never happen). 4 of them ran away. Who were the people that gave you the kitts? 

(9) Frog A frog sat on a log with 18 baby frogs. 6 of the frogs jumped off. Two came back. How many frogs were left? 

(10) Bus Sally is the bus driver. 10 cats are on the bus. 3 hop off and 10 hop on. On her next stop, 6 hop off and 10 hop on. What is the bus driver's name???? 
Credits:
(1) and (2) Matthew, age 9, grade 3, Parklands College, Mrs. Severin and Miss Murphy's class,
Cape Town, South Africa, August 1, 2002
(3) and (4) Benjy; (5) Juvan; (6) Rachael; and (7) Kyle; all age 9, grade 3, from Parklands College, Miss Murphy's class, Cape Town, South Africa, August 15, 2002
(8) Ashley, age 9, grade 4, Burkland School, Mrs. Penny's class, Massachusetts, U.S., August 29, 2002
(9) Katie, age 10, grade 5, Red Rock School, Mrs. Lindberg's class,
Woodbury, Minnesota, U.S., September 10, 2002
(10) Jessica S., age 10, grade 5, Parkview Primary School, Mr. Pinker's class,
CHCH, New Zealand, September 12, 2002
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