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 (1) The Dragon and 150 PeopleThere was a dragon facing 150 people. 100 people ran away from the dragon. How many people are left? by Joshua, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (2) 90 CarsMy favorite number is 90. I saw 90 cars. I saw 90 wheels. I saw 90 people. Once I saw 90 stores. Do you know what 90 + 90 is? by Joshua, age 8, grade 3 Northampton Elementary School Ms. Gongora's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 27, 2002 (3) Flowers 134 flowers were in the garden. I picked 56 for a vase. How many flowers were left in the garden? by Koree, age 8, grade 3Richardson Height Elementary School Ms. E. Flanagin's classRichardson, Texas, U.S. December 2, 2001 (4) The BlobJojo the blob is sitting in a coal mine melting. His boss needs 42 pieces of rocks. He has 12 rocks. How many more does he need? Hurry and calculate this before he gets pneumoultramicroscopic- silicovolcanoconeosis!!!!!!!!! by Davis and Adam, age 11, grade 5Coronado Village Elementary School Mrs. Shultz's classCoronado, California, U.S. January 17, 2002 (5) The Teachers There once were 2 teachers who teach every class. There are 23 students in each room.How many students are there? by Uthai V., age 9, grade 4William P.Connery Elementary School Ms. Rowe's classLynn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 30, 2002 (6) The Cookie JarOne day there was 17 cookies in a cookie jar. Then, Megan ate 5 of them. How many cookies are left? by Megan., age 12, grade 6Hildebrandt Intermediate School Mrs. Day's classSpring, Texas, U.S. March 28, 2002 (7) C-CatThere were 500 cats in town. 30 left. How many are there now? by Sally, age 5U.S. April 24, 2002 (8) BasketballThe Bulls scored 121 points and the Celtics scored 145 points in the game. How many points did they score in all? by Brad, age 9, grade 3Brookside Elementary School Mrs. Baker's classDracut, Massachusetts, U.S. April 25, 2002 (9) Joe's HouseJoe has 7 hamsters, 1 dog and 20 fish. Joe wants to know how many anmials he has in all. by Laneice, age 9, grade 4Landing School Mrs. Reed's classGlen Cove, U.S. April 29, 2002 (10) CatsI have 20 cats. I gave 6 to Michelle and 5 to Laneice. How many cats do I have left? by Laneice, age 9, grade 4Landing School Mrs. Reed's classGlen Cove, U.S. April 29, 2002