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 (1) Cats I have 10 cats. 5 ran away. How many cats do I have left? by Gohan, age 10, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (2) The Hit Away Kid I am the Hit away Kid. I am in a pickle. Can you help me? All right, if I am between 2 bases, first and second, and I get a chance to choose which base to go to but the 2nd baseman has the ball, how many choices do I have left? by Jonathan, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (3) I Am Number One There was one dog at the park. Five more dogs came. How many dogs are in the park now? by Corrin, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (4) SharkThere were 2 sharks. 1 left, 2 came. How many are left? by Beau, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (5) The Subtraction StoryThere were 10 dogs. 2 dogs had no tails. How many dogs have tails? by Shelley, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (6) The Three Boys There are 3 boys. 2 boys did not want to be friends. How many boys are left that want to be friends? by Noe, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (7) The 8 FriendsThere are 8 friends. 6 of them had to go in for dinner. How many friends are left? by Christopher, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (8) Math CatsThere were 9 cats that knew math and later 5 more knew math. How many know math now? by Katie, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (9) Six DogsThere are six dogs. Four of them go to sleep. How many are awake? by Brooke, age 9, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (10) DanceI am in 7 dance classes. I have to quit 2. How many classes do I take now? by CJ, age 9, grade 4 Fredonia Elementary School Mrs. Price's classFredonia, New York, U.S. October 12, 2001

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