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(1) Trees and Leaves

Every fall four maple trees grow in our yard. 90 leaves fall off my trees together each year. How many laeves willl fall off my trees in ten years?

(2) The Quarterback Mystery

There are 6 quarterbacks. Each one threw for 416 yards. How many yards did they throw for all together?

(3) Football

A punter punted the football 5 times in a game. His first punt went 40 yards. His second punt went 36 yards. His third punt went 52 yards. His fourth punt went 21 yards. His fifth punt went 67 yards. What was the average of all his punts?

(4) Halloween

On Halloween I saw 123,001 black cats. When I added up all the cats after a lot more came there were 1,000,000. How many more cats came?

(5) On the Logs

One day 65 kittens were on 13 logs. How many were on each log?

(6) Golden Retriever Puppies

There were 6 mother golden retrievers. Each mother had 12 babies. How many babies in all?

(7) Music

I play the viola and so does my friend. And two other friends play the violin. If we each had all of the following, how many things would we have in all? a bow, the instrument, the rosin, and the chin rest.

(8) How Many Dogs?

My friend has 4 dogs. She is 12 years old, in 7th grade now. She got her first dog when she was 9. She gets a new dog every year. How many dogs will she have gotten when she's 34?

(9) Banana Munchers

There was a farmer that had twelve banana trees. He invited three monkeys to eat twelve bananas each. If the three monkeys eat twelve each, how many bananas did they eat in total?

(10) Dolphins' Dinner

Seven dolphins each got a handful of fish. There are 3 times as many fish in a handful as there are dolphins. How many fish did each dolphin get?


(1) no name, Kings Highway School, Ms. Garrick's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., November 1, 2002
(2) Chester and (3) Justin, age 9; (4) Kathryn, age 8; all in grade 4, Kings Highway School, Ms. Sappington's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., November 1, 2002
(5) Amoure, age 9, grade 4, November 1, 2002
(6) Erica, age 9; (7) Aisling, age 10; (8) Summer A., (9) Courtney, and (10) Rachel, age 9; all in grade 4, Kings Highway School, Ms. Loss's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., November 4, 2002

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