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(1) One Teacher and Two Bad Girls
2 girls named Maura and Alexus were best friends, but sometimes they could be bad. One day in school, one girl erased the whole blackboard. How many girls were good?
(2) Cats
My cat had 8 eight kittens. Someone took four. How many are left?
(3) Candy
I had 12 pieces of candy. I gave 6 away. How many are left????
(4) Horsy Eaters
10 horses are in a barn. 8 of them leave the barn to go eat grass. How many horses are left?
(5) Dogs
I have 6 dogs. 4 run away. How many are left?
(6) Twelve Men
There are twelve men. Six go running. How many are left?
(7) In the Park
There are 14 children in the park. 8 of them don't have cats. How many children have cats?
(8) Cats
There are 9 cats playing. 5 cats are sleeping. How many all together?
(9) Gone!
My mom made 9 cupcakes. Now there are only 3. how many are missing?
(10) Away Pencils!
I have 10 pencils. I used 6 of them. How many do I have left?

(1) Alexus, age 8, grade 2, Gunston Elementary School, Mrs. Seetin's class, Lorton, Virginia, U.S., July 16, 2002
(2) Neka, age 11, grade 5, Throop Elementary School, Mrs. Combs' class, Paoli, Indiana, U.S., July 17, 2002
(3) Yassine, age 10, grade 5, Washington Mill Elementry School, Mrs. Smith's class, Lorton, Virginia, U.S., July 22, 2002
(4) Clint, age 10, grade 5, Camp Dick Robinson, Mrs. Hawkins' class, Lancaster, Kentucky, U.S., July 29, 2002
(5) Jazmin, (6) Leigh, (7) Simone, (8) Roslyn, all age 9, grade 3, Parklands College, Mrs. Severin's class, Cape Town, South Africa, August 1, 2002
(9) Karen, age 9, grade 4, homeschooled, Woodbridge, Virginia, U.S., August 3, 2002
(10) Samantha, age 10, grade 5, Sacred Heart School, Mrs. Tatmen's class, Red Bluff, California, U.S., August 7, 2002

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