Math CatsStory Problems:Kitten #5 more story problems math cats explore

 (1) Rebecca's Dog FriendsRebecca had 10 dog friends. She only counted 5. How many dogs did she not count? (2) ToysI have 5 toys. I get 6 more. How many toys do I have now? (3) LionsOnce there were a few lions. Four more joined them. Now there are 11 lions. How many lions were there before they were joined? (4) Ten Totally Silly ClownsOnce there were ten silly clowns. Eight got fired for messing up their act! How many clowns still have their job? (5) Unsharpened PencilsI have 17 unsharpened pencils but then I sharpen 9. Now, how many unsharpened pencils do I have? (6) Lost KittensEight kittens were lost. Three found a home. How many are still lost? (7) My CousinsFour cousins jump on the trampoline. Two cousins play a game. How many cousins are playing? (8) LobstersThere are seven lobsters. 2 swim away. How many are left? (9) Fish and CrabsThere are two fish and 3 crabs. How many in all? (10) 12 Little MonkeysThere were 12 monkeys in the tree and 5 fell down. How many are there left?

Credits:
(1) and (2) Tariq D., age 8, grade 2, Hambrick School, Ms. Watkins' class, Stone Mountain, June 10, 2002
(3) Mary, age 9, grade 4, Edu-Prize School, Mrs. U's class, Gilbert, Arizona, U.S., June 11, 2002
(4) Benoit, age 7, grade 1, George R. Martin Elementary, Mrs. Baillargeon's class, Seekonk, Massachusetts, U.S., June 11, 2002
(5) Kaily, age 9, grade 3, Grove Elementary School, Paula Schornick's class, Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S., June 17, 2002
(6) Kayla, age 8, grade 3