Math Cats Story Problems: Leopard #6 
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(1) Eggs Mary has 50 eggs. She has to give 3 people the same number of eggs. How many eggs does each person get? 
by Katie, age 10, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(2) Candy Math There were 110 pieces of candy corn. Cara and Melissa want to share it equally. How many pieces of candy do Cara and Melissa get? 
by Avery, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Sappington's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(3) Bio Birds There were 220 Bio birds. Each one was carrying 10 packages. How many packages were there? 
by Connor, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(4) Pears There were 237 pears in a bowl. I ate 45. Then 78 were given to me. I ate 98. Then 1,087 where given to me. How many pears were left? 
by Conrad, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(5) School is Cool I had 45 pencils on the first day of school. The next day I lost 23. The next day I bought 60. The next day I lost 25. On day five, I bought 7 + 23 pencils. How many pencils do I have now? 
by Ali, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Ms. Cadden's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(6) Trading Cards I buy 5 packs of trading cards. 11 cards are in each pack. But I lose 13 cards, so I buy 10 more packs of cards. I lose 1 card from just one pack. How many do I have left? 
by Cedric, age 9, grade 4 TREAC Digital Academy Mrs. Stoner's class Shadeville, Ohio, U.S. October 25, 2002 

(7) Too Many Cats! Kelly had 300 cats. Each had 6 whiskers. How many whiskers in all? 
by Suzi, age 8, grade 2 Spicewood Elementary School Ms. Bell's class Austin, Texas, U.S. October 27, 2002 

(8) Apples There were ten apples. Jen got three times that number. How many apples are there in all? 
by Margot, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Mr. Krieg's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 29, 2002 

(9) Tennis Balls I had 733 tennis balls. I lost 234 and I found 17 more. How many do I still have? 
by Jesse, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Mr. Krieg's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 29, 2002 

(10) Dogs I had 800 dogs. I lost 50. I found 10 in the pound. Then I lost 20. 500 more dogs ran away because I am really careless. How many dogs do I still have? 
by Vinny, age 9, grade 4 Kings Highway School Mr. Krieg's class Westport, Connecticut, U.S. October 25, 2002 
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