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 (1) MoneyI have \$500.50. I spend \$200.20. You spend \$50 more of it. How much money do I have now? by Dylan, age 9, grade 4Throop Elementary SchoolMrs. Livingston's classPaoli, Indiana, U.S.July 16, 2002 (2) Babies and Cat TailsThere were 5 red cats and 3 calico cats. If a baby pulls half the cats' tails, how many cat tails does the baby pull? by Alice, age 30July 23, 2002 (3) Cats and KittensI have 10 cats and 19 kittens. 2 dogs chase 5 kittens away. 3 come back. How many kittens have I lost? by Kirigen, age 10, grade 3Parklands CollegeMrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 1, 2002 (4) CapacityIf you have 4 cups in 1 quart, how many cups in 10 quarts? by Stephanie, age 9, grade 3Parklands CollegeMrs. Severin's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 1, 2002 (5) I'm HomeOne day Catherine was walking home from school. It usually takes her 10 minutes to walk home but she went to her friend's house which is 5 minutes from school. She stayed there for 30 minutes. Then she went home. How many minutes did it take her to get home? (Hint: Her friend's house is on the way to her house.) by Jessica, age 10, grade 5Montebello Elementary SchoolMr. Heaton's class Cupertino, California, U.S.August 5, 2002 (6) 99 MarblesI have 99 marbles. I give 26 to Reece and I win 89, but I lose 33. How many do I have now? by Benjy, age 9, grade 3Parklands CollegeMiss Murphy's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 15, 2002 (7) 1099 PeasI have 1099 peas, 57 fall of my plate. How many left? by Benjy, age 9, grade 3Parklands CollegeMiss Murphy's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 15, 2002 (8) Kennel57 Dogs are in a kennel, 10 were sold. they got 37 new dogs. 4 ran away, how many are left? by Fabio, age 9, grade 3Parklands CollegeMiss Murphy's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 15, 2002 (9) FishThere are 199 fish. 42 fish are too small. How many are not too small? by Matthew, age 9, grade 3Parklands CollegeMiss Murphy's class Cape Town, South AfricaAugust 15, 2002 (10) Tall KrystalIf Krystal grows five inches every month how much will she grow in five months? by Kasey E.August 30, 2002