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 (1) Mystery NumberI'm a number between 10 and 20. I'm an even number. I go before 19. What am I? by Paige, age 14, grade 8Seven Oaks SchoolMrs. C's class Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaAugust 22, 2001 (2) Lucky SevenThere are ten balls. One of them is the best of them all and we call that ball ... Lucky Seven. Why? because it is lucky and the number is seven. Now one day I lost three! How many do I have left? by by Brandi, age 7, grade 3River Trail SchoolMrs. Weiss's class Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.September 30, 2001 (3) DanceI am in 7 dance classes. I have to quit 2. How many classes do I take now? by CJ, age 9, grade 4Fredonia Elementary SchoolMrs. Price's class Fredonia, New York, U.S.October 12, 2001 (4) Taking a TestI have been taking a test for an 1 hour. The test is 3 hours long. How long have I been taking the test? by Megan, age 11, grade 5 Critzer Elementary School Mrs. Fox's classPulaski, Virginia, U.S. December 20, 2001 (5) The Lost Doggy One sunny morning a mommy dog and her young pups took a walk. Unfortunately, the youngest of the 8 puppies got lost. How many puppies are left? What if two were lost? by Leslie, age 9, grade 4 Ludlam Elementary School Mrs. Ziegler's classMiami, Florida, U.S.April 25, 2002 (6) The American Flag14 flags were made by a company. 8 were sent out. How many flags does the company still have to send out? by Nicole C., age 11, grade 5Sacred Heart School Mrs. Gourde's classFreeport, Minnesota, U.S.April 29, 2002 (7) SpaceIf you have 1 moon, how many do you have? by Amanda, age 9, grade 3Gosset Elementary School Mrs. Golson's classRankin, Texas, U.S.April 27, 2002 (8) McDonald's HamburgersI went to McDonald's for my birthday. I invited 12 friends. If only 9 friends turned up, how many did not come? by Toni, age 13, grade 8Bentley Park College Ms. Morrison's classCairns, AustraliaMay 2, 2002 (9) LollipopsI have eight lollipops. I want to eat three. How many will I have left? by Courtney, age 10, grade 4Vesey Elementary School Ms. Stepp's classTucson, Arizona, U.S.May 3, 2002 (10) Horses6 horses were in a stable. 2 left and 4 more came. How many horses are in the stable now? by Shelby, age 11, grade 6Swift Creek Middle School Mrs. Touchton's classTallahassee, Florida, U.S.May 4, 2002