Math CatsStory Problems:Kitten #6 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) Christmas CardsBoronia had 6 Christmas cards and I had 8. How many did we have altogether? (4) AnimalsThere were two cats. Three dogs came along, and five birds joined them. 6 cows joined up with them. How many animals are there in all? (5) The Bad Wild CatsOnce upon a star there were 10 wild cats in a pack - 2 parents and 8 cubs. One day while the mother was trying to teach her cubs how to hunt, 4 of them wandered away from their mother. How many cubs did she have left? (6) Missing!I had 12 books. Now I have 3. How many are missing? (7) PigletThere are 4 piglets, 2 piglets have curly tails and one has a straight tail. How many have no tail at all? (8) 10 CatsThere are 10 cats walking around the house. 6 cats sit down. How many cats are left standing? (9) 6 HensThere are 6 hens. 4 wandered away. How many hens are there now?

Credits:
(1) Amanda, age 11, grade 5, Tahmoor Public School, Mrs. Savdge's class, Tahmoor NSW, Australia, June 27, 2002
(2) Lacy, age 6, grade 1, Manhattan Elementary School, Mrs. K's class, Manhattan, Montana, U.S.June 28, 2002
(3) Hanna, age 6, grade 1, St. Mary's Primary School, Mrs. Ryan's class, Rushworth, Victoria, Australia, July 4, 2002
(4) Nicole, age 7, grade 2, McKinley School, Carol Podwel's class, Kokomo, Indiana, U.S., July 6, 2002
(5) Hazel J., age 12, grade 6, Driftwood Middle School, Ms. Taddonio's class, Hollywood, Florida, U.S., July 2, 2002
(6) Karen, age 9, grade 4, home schooled by Jean Marzolf, Woodbridge, Virginia, U.S., July 6, 2002
(7) Rebekah, age 9, grade 3, Einstein School, Mrs. Killian's class, Sunbury, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 10, 2002
(8) Tori, age 10, grade 5, Manteo Elementary School, Mr. Whitt's class, Manteo, North Carolina, U.S., July 10, 2002
(9) Nur F. B. R., age 8, grade 2, Pioneer Primary School, Madam Fathlon's class, Jurong West, Singapore, July 15, 2002