Math CatsStory Problems:Kitten #2 more story problems math cats explore

 (1) Mystery NumberI'm a number between 10 and 20. I'm an even number. I go before 19. What am I? (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? (3) DanceI am in 7 dance classes. I have to quit 2. How many classes do I take now? (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? (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? (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? (7) SpaceIf you have 1 moon, how many do you have? (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? (9) LollipopsI have eight lollipops. I want to eat three. How many will I have left? (10) Horses6 horses were in a stable. 2 left and 4 more came. How many horses are in the stable now?

Credits:
(1) Paige, age 14, grade 8, Seven Oaks School, Mrs. C's class, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, August 22, 2001
(2) Brandi, age 7, grade 3, River Trail School, Mrs. Weiss's class, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., September 30, 2001
(3) CJ, age 9, grade 4, Fredonia Elementary School, Mrs. Price's class, Fredonia, New York, U.S., October 12, 2001
(4) Megan, age 11, grade 5, Critzer Elementary School, Mrs. Fox's class, Pulaski, Virginia, U.S., December 20, 2001
(5) Leslie, age 9, grade 4, Ludlam Elementary School, Mrs. Ziegler's class, Miami, Florida U.S., April 25, 2002
(6) Nicole C., age 11, grade 5, Sacred Heart School, Mrs. Gourde's class, Freeport, Minnesota, U.S.
April 29, 2002
(7) Amanda, age 9, grade 3, Gosset Elementary School, Mrs. Golson's class, Rankin, Texas, U.S., April 27, 2002
(8) Toni, age 13, grade 8, Bentley Park College, Ms. Morrison's class, Cairns, Australia, May 2, 2002
(8) Courtney, age 10, grade 4, Vesey Elementary School, Ms. Stepp's class, Tucson, Arizona, U.S., May 3, 2002
(10) Shelby, age 11, grade 6, Swift Creek Middle School, Mrs. Touchton's class, Tallahassee, Florida, U.S., May 4, 2002