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(1) Cats I have 10 cats. 5 ran away. How many cats do I have left? 

(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? 

(3) I Am Number One There was one dog at the park. Five more dogs came. How many dogs are in the park now? 

(4) Shark There were 2 sharks. 1 left, 2 came. How many are left? 

(5) The Subtraction Story There were 10 dogs. 2 dogs had no tails. How many dogs have tails? 

(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? 

(7) The 8 Friends There are 8 friends. 6 of them had to go in for dinner. How many friends are left? 

(8) Math Cats There were 9 cats that knew math and later 5 more knew math. How many know math now? 

(9) Six Dogs There are six dogs. Four of them go to sleep. How many are awake? 

(10) Dance I am in 7 dance classes. I have to quit 2. How many classes do I take now? 
(10) CJ, age 9, grade 4, Fredonia Elementary School, Mrs. Price's class, Fredonia, New York, U.S., October 12, 2001
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