Math Cats Story Problems: Kitten #4 
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(1) Ten Dogs I have ten dogs. 5 ran away. How many are left? 
by Jasmine, age 13, grade 10 HCC School Janet Answorth's class Christchurch, New Zealand May 23, 2002 

(2) Apples and Bananas There was a boy who had seven bananas and another boy who had two apples. How many apples and bananas did they have altogether? 
by Sarah, age 13, grade 9 Corran School Ms. Channey's class Auckland, New Zealand May 24, 2002 

(3) Paloo I had 3 balls. I lost 2. How many are left? 
by Chinar, age 8, grade 4 OOEHS Hema's class Sharjah, United Arab Emirates May 30, 2002 

(4) Pancakes Mom is making pancakes! Dan gets three, Sally gets two, and Mike gets four. How many pancakes did Mom make for them? 
by Michelle, age 7, grade 1 Maplewood PCEP Mrs. Shadduck's class Edmond, Washington, U.S. May 30, 2002 

(5) Help Help! I am in a pickle. I like 4 kinds of sandwiches. I had one kind yesterday. How many other choices do I have left? 
by Jenny O., age 11, grade 5 Goodwood School Uxbridge, Canada May 31, 2002 

(6) Kittens I have 5 kittens. Two kittens ran away, and 1 came back. How many kittens are there? 
by Justine P., age 11, grade 6 Liberty Middle School June 1, 2002 

(7) The Cats in the Hat There were 10 cats in a hat. Two cats were not in the hat, and went into the bathroom. Four cats from the hat went into the kitchen to eat. How many cats are in the hat? 
by Nancy, age 12, grade 6 Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. June 1, 2002 

(8) Snoopy Dogs I have one snoopy dog. My mum gives me 5 more. How mamy snoopy dogs do I have now? 
by TCJ, age 10, grade 5 Yang Zheng Primary School Miss Chai's class Seragoon, Singapore June 7, 2002 

(9) Garden Snails 4 snails came to my garden. 1 snail was red. The rest were yellow. How many were yellow? 
by Cui Jie, age 10, grade 5 Yang Zheng Primary School Miss Chai's class Seragoon, Singapore June 7, 2002 

(10) The Pool My friend Evan and I were swimming in my pool one day. We decided to have some more friends over to play. 5 more friends showed up to play. Then 2 had to go home. How many were left in the pool? 
by Cody, age 9, grade 3 Ekron Elementary School Mrs. Hewlett's class Guston, Kentucky, U.S. June 8, 2002 
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