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(1) Kittens
I had two kittens. I gave one away. How many are left?
(2) Dogs
I had one dog. I got three more. How many dogs do I have in all?
(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?
(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?
(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?
(6) Five Flamingos
There were 5 flamingos on a fence. 2 flew away. 1 came back. How many are left?
(7) Ten Puppies
I have 10 puppies. 4 are brown and the rest are black. How many are black?
(8) Mice
There are 13 mice in the cupboard. 5 get eaten by a cat. 8 more mice come. How many are left?
(9) Cutesy Kitten Problem
One mummy cat has 5 black kittens, then she has 5 more kittens. How many kittens has she now?
(10) Snowballs
Jade ate 3 snow balls, Laken ate 2 snow balls, Gabbie ate 4 snow balls. How many did they eat in all?

(1) Monica, age 8, grade 2, Lakeside Intermediate School, Mrs. Elliott's class, Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S., May 10, 2002
(2) Sydni, age 7, grade 2, Lakeside Intermediate School, Mrs. Davis's class, Hot Springs, Arkansas, U.S., May 10, 2002
(3) Amelia, age 8, grade 2, Newnan Crossing Elementary School, Mrs. Carrol's class, Newnan, Georgia, U.S., May 10, 2002
(4) 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) Megan, age 6, grade 1, Ashland Ranch Elementary School, Mrs. Pugmire's class, Gilbert, Arizona, U.S., May 16, 2002
(6) Holly, age 7, grade 1, Martin Elementary School, Miss Baillargeon's class, Seekonk, Massachusetts, U.S., May 17, 2002
(7) Shelli, age 9, grade 3, Veneta Elementary School, Mrs. Leatham and Mrs. Aguero's class, Veneta, Oregon, U.S., May 20, 2002
(8) Rachel, age 8, grade 2, Lunt School, Miss Murphy's class, Falmouth, Maine, U.S., May 20, 2002
(9) Tegan, age 6, grade 1, Cranford House School, Miss Creer's class, Streatley-upon-Thames, Berkshire, England, May 21, 2002
(10) Jade, age 7, grade 1, Grolee Elementary School, Ms. Pam's class, Opelousas, Louisiana, U.S., May 23, 2002

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