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 (1) MoneyIf I get \$4 every day for 6 days and don't spend any, how much money will I have on the 6th day? by Nasiyah, age 11, grade 6S. E. Shull SchoolMr. Munn's classPerth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S.January 24, 2003 (2) A DogThere are nine dogs. Six dogs have to leave. Two dogs come back. Then three more leave. And now nine more dogs come. How many dogs are there in all? by Amajeia, age 10, grade 4Forest Lake Elementary SchoolMrs. Andrieski's classColumbia, South Carolina, U.S.January 27, 2003 (3) CandyYou just got back from trick-or-treating and you have 1,000 pieces of candy. You lose three hundred pieces. Your friend gives you 800 more. How many do you have in all? by Alexandria, age 10, grade 4Forest Lake Elementary SchoolMrs. Andrieski's classColumbia, South Carolina, U.S.January 27, 2003 (4) Box of StarsI have 5 boxes of stars. Each box has 6 stars. Then I drop them. I wonder how many do I have to pick up? by Adrianna S., age 8, grade 3Erickson SchoolMrs. Alexander's classTucson, Arizona, U.S.January 28, 2003 (5) Your Cats Ran AwayIf you had 800 cats on your farm and 537 ran away the first day and then 85 ran away the next day, how many cats to do you have left on your farm? by Cole, age 10, grade 4Hawthorne SchoolMrs. Koob's classSouth Dakota, U.S.January 29, 2003 (6) Baby Turtles2 turtles had 4 eggs each. One baby hatched from each egg. How many babies hatched? by Mahlia, age 11, grade 5tutored by Mrs. GiannosaLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.January 30, 2003 (7) FriendsOnce a girl had 50 friends nearby. 27 of them moved away. Then 17 of them moved back. How many of the girl's friends still live near her? by Mandy, age 10, grade 4Smoky Drive SchoolMr. Cameron's classLr. Sackville, Nova Scotia, CanadaJanuary 31, 2003 (8) EaglesThere were 18,000 eagles in the park. Then 500 eagles flew away. How many are left? by Gabby and Alena, ages 7 and 8, grade 2Candlebrook Elementary SchoolMrs. Giuliana's classKing of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S.January 31, 2003 (9) MarblesChris has 40 marbles. He hits away 20. Then he loses 10. Next, he drops 5 into the drain. Finally he loses 3. How many marbles does he have left? by Colin M. and Sofia M., age 7, grade 2Candlebrook Elementary SchoolMrs. Giuliana's classKing of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S.January 31, 2003 (10) Fire! Fire!There are 22 people stuck in a burning building. One firefighter rescues 7 people, and another firefighter rescues 12 people. How many people were rescued? by Jordan M. and Kim C., age 8, grade 2Candlebrook Elementary SchoolMrs. Giuliana's classKing of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S.January 31, 2003