Math Cats Story Problems: Kitten #8 
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(1) Cupcakes There were 6 cupcakes for the 6 party children. If two did not want any then how many cupcakes are left? 

(2) Sixteen Puppies I saw 16 puppies in the pet shop. I bought 7 puppies, and how many are left? 

(3) Chocolates I have ten chocolates. I eat five of them. I give two away. How many chocolates do I have left? 

(4) Fifteen Girls There were 15 girls. 8 ran away. How many girls are left? 

(5) Dolphins There are ten dolphins in a cage. Seven went out to play in the sea. How many are left? 

(6) Ice Cream I have 10 scoops of ice cream. I eat 5 scoops of ice cream. How many are left? 

(7) Horses in the World There were 15 horses and 6 ran away. How many are left? 

(8) Cats and Dogs I had six cats and six dogs. Two cats ran away and four dogs ran away. How many cats and dogs do I have left? 

(9) Cats I had 15 kittens. 1 died. How many do I have now? 

(10) The Ten Cats There are ten cats. 5 ran away. How many are left? 
Credits:
(1) no name, age 10, grade 5, Stafford Elementary School, Mrs. Allio's class, Stafford, Virginia, U.S., August 12, 2002
(2) Sarah, age 8; (3) Emma, age 9; (4) Norafiqah, age 9; (5) Ashlee, age 9; (6) Valerie B., age 10; (7) Jaclyn, age 9; (8) Matthew, age 9; all grade 3, Parklands College, Miss Murphy's class, Cape Town, South Africa, August 15, 2002
(9) Sierra, age 9, grade 3, Copper Hills School, Miss Hollison's class, U.S., August 18, 2002
(10) Eyasu, age 7, grade 2, P.S. 215Q, Mrs. Oliver's class, New York, U.S., August 23, 2002
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