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(1) Money Fred had $5.00. He bought two candy bars for $.75 each. How much money does he have left? 
by Robyn, age 11, grade 6 Taylor Middle School Miss Clark's class Kokomo, Indiana, U.S. October 18, 2002 

(2) Football Cards Five boys had 90 cards in all. Nick had 5 cards, Zach had 10 cards, Josh had 15 cards, and Randall had 20 cards. How many does Dustin have? 
by Zach, age 11, grade 6 Taylor Middle School Miss Clark's class Kokomo, Indiana, U.S. October 18, 2002 

(3) People There were 200 people. 90 people left. 20 came back. How many feet are there? 
by Felina, age 11, grade 6 Holy Redeemer School Ms. Firl's class Detroit, Michigan, U.S. October 24, 2002 

(4) Couch Potato There were two kids sitting on the couch watching TV. Every five minutes one would get up to get five pieces of food. If they do this 9 times how many pieces of food would they get? 
by Nick, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Sappington's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(5) Annoying Snobs There were 13 snobs that I wished would disappear. They all annoyed me. They each had 3 annoying people who followed them around. How many annoying followers in all are following the snobs? 
by Chris, age 10, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Sappington's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(6) Candy on Halloween I went trick or treating On Halloween night. I got 296 pieces of candy. Half of them were Twizzlers. One quarter were Hershey Kisses. The other quarter was all different candy. How many pieces of Hershey Kisses are there? 
by Chris, age 10, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Sappington's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(7) Candy on Halloween I went trickortreating at Halloween. The first house had a tub full of 1,000 candies. I took half of the candy at that house. How many candies did I take at the first house? 
by Cara, age 10, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Sappington's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(8) What Am I? I am a parallelogram. I have no right angles. I have 4 sides. All sides are the same length. 
by Lucy, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(9) What Am I? I am not a parallelogram. I have 1 pair of parallel lines. I'm not a trapezoid. I have 5 sides. What am I? 
by Lucy, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(10) Spooky Math I went to a grave yard. I saw 100 graves. Each person that was dead had 2 legs. How many legs were there? 
by D.J., age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 
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