Math Cats Story Problems: Kitten #3 
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(1) Kittens I had two kittens. I gave one away. How many are left? 
by Monica, age 8, grade 2 Lakeside Intermediate School Mrs. Elliott's class Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S. May 10, 2002 

(2) Dogs I had one dog. I got three more. How many dogs do I have in all? 
by by Sydni, age 7, grade 2 Lakeside Intermediate School Mrs. Davis's class Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S. May 10, 2002 

(3) Eggs I love to cook eggs. I made 2 eggs. My sister made 4 eggs. My brother ate 3 eggs. How many cooked eggs are left? 
by Amelia, age 8, grade 2 Newnan Crossing Elementary School Mrs. Carrol's class Newnan, Georgia, U.S. May 10, 2002 

(4) The Cats' Bad Day Once there were five little kittens. One got struck by lightning, then two got wet. How many were not harmed? 
by Sunshine, age 8, grade 2 and Marquia, age 9, grade 3 Southeast Elementary School Mrs. Heppe's and Mrs. Nichol's classes Sikeston, Missouri, U.S. May 16, 2002 

(5) The Missing Dogs Momma dog takes her twelve puppies outside to play. When she comes in she is missing three. How many dogs came inside? 
by Megan, age 6, grade 1 Ashland Ranch Elementary School Mrs. Pugmire's class Gilbert, Arizona, U.S. May 16, 2002 

(6) Five Flamingos There were 5 flamingos on a fence. 2 flew away. 1 came back. How many are left? 
by Holly, age 7, grade 1 Martin Elementary School Miss Baillargeon's class Seekonk, Massachusetts, U.S. May 17, 2002 

(7) Ten Puppies I have 10 puppies. 4 are brown and the rest are black. How many are black? 
by Shelli, age 9, grade 3 Veneta Elementary School Mrs. Leatham and Mrs. Aguero's class Veneta, Oregon, U.S. May 20, 2002 

(8) Mice There are 13 mice in the cupboard. 5 get eaten by a cat. 8 more mice come. How many are left? 
by Rachel, age 8, grade 2 Lunt School Miss Murphy's class Falmouth, Maine, U.S. May 20, 2002 

(9) Cutesy Kitten Problem One mummy cat has 5 black kittens, then she has 5 more kittens. How many kittens has she now? 
by Tegan, age 6, grade 1 Cranford House School Miss Creer's class StreatleyuponThames, Berkshire, England May 21, 2002 

(10) Snowballs Jade ate 3 snow balls, Laken ate 2 snow balls, Gabbie ate 4 snow balls. How many did they eat in all? 
by Jade, age 7, grade 1 Grolee Elementary School Ms. Pam's class Opelousas, Louisiana, U.S. May 23, 2002 
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