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 (1) Going to SchoolIf it takes Joanie 5 minutes to walk to school and 5 minutes to walk home from school, at the end of the school week, how much time has she spent walking to and from school? by Mrs. AOhio, U.S.August 30, 2002 (2) Animal FunOne day I was sitting in my bedroom and I saw two birds. Two ran away and one came back. Then four dogs came and ate them. A cat came and the dogs chased them. Then an alligator came and ate me. How many animals in total did I see? by Greg, age 18, grade 12American Heritage School, Mrs. Coyne's classBoca Raton, Florida, U.S.September 2, 2002 (3) LollyThere were 278,913 lollies, but 13,456 lollies got stolen. How many were left? by Stephanie, age 12, grade 7Blenheim SchoolMrs. Bowker's class Epsom, Surrey, EnglandSeptember 3, 2002 (4) Zoo VentureThere were 20 tigers at the zoo. 8 tigers were taken away. The zoo receved 13 more tigers. How many tigers are there now? by Nick, Marcie, and Meghan, age 9, grade 4Westmoor SchoolMrs. Doll's classScottsbluff, Nebraska, U.S.September 9, 2002 (5) Alley CatsI was walking home from school one day and I took a short cut through the alley and I saw 58 cats. They were golden-brown, white and black. 10 were golden-brown, and 15 were black. How many were white? by Alexis, age 10, grade 5Quail Run Elementary SchoolMrs. Rendahl's classTucson, Arizona, U.S.September 14, 2002 (6) The MouseI am a mouse. I used to weigh 16 ounces, the same as one pound. I was running from a cat and lost 8 ounces. I need to know how much do I weigh (in ounces) and in fractional parts. by Sykera B., age 8, grade 2Center Elementary SchoolMyrtis McClelland's class Center, Texas, U.S.September 16, 2002 (7) Solve It!There are 6 cats who formed 3 teams.... How many were in each team? by Linda, age 10, grade 6Franklin SchoolM. Rigmaiden's class Modesto, California, U.S.September 20, 2002 (8) DogsThere are 5 dogs. One dog has 8 puppies. 3 of them die. Then they sold 4 of them. Then get 16 more that people don't want. How many dogs are there now in all? by Katie, age 10, grade 5Relay Elementary SchoolMrs. Davis's class Arbutus, Maryland, U.S.September 22, 2002 (9) CatsI have 49 cats and 47 more cats and 13 got away. How many got away? by no name, age 8, grade 3Nation Ford SchoolM. Baker's classCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.October 1, 2002 (10) A Lot of BooksThere are 80 Books in my house and I gave away 2. My friend gave me 24 more books. How many books do I have? by Brittany, age 9, grade 4North Harlem Elementary SchoolMrs. Curtis's classHarlem, Georgia, U.S.October 3, 2002