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(1) How Much Did the Kid Spend?

In the store games cost 20 dollars each. The boy bought 2 games. How much did he spend?

(2) Add and Subtract

Jenny had five cats. Robert had four cats. Sheila had 10 cats and she gave Robert five. How many does Sheila have? How many does Robert have?

(3) The Cookie Bowl

In Johnny's cookie bowl there were 20 dozen cookies. His mom made them for his birthday party. How many is 20 dozen?

(4) Bike Ride

If Joshua rode 1,560 feet in one day, 25,677 feet in the second day, 56,789 feet in the third day, and 28,644 feet in the fourth day, what is the total number of the feet that he rode?

(5) Apples

Susie has 234 apples. She drops 145. She finds 94 more apples, finds 101 more, drops 234, finds 50 more, drops 16, finds 245, and drops 11. What is the total number of apples?

(6) Dogs

I had 23 dogs. They had 17 puppies each; how much puppies are there all together?

(7) Bionicle

I have 6 bionicles. Each one of them has 40 pieces. How many pieces are there altogether?

(8) Funny Bunnies

Five bunnies went to play at the nearby park. They came back after 50 minutes. Then they went to meet some bunny friends for 10 minutes, went to the carrot shop for 15 minutes, and stopped to get a carrot cake at the next door restauraunt for 5 minutes. How long were the bunnies out doing things that day?

(9) Gym

If you have 23 people in your class and 14 balls, how many people will have to share?

(10) 100 People

If there are 100 people in my class, how many people would there be if only 1/5 of the class came?


(1) Eleazar, age 11, grade 6, S. E. Shull School, Ms. Novello and Mrs. Vaughan's class, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S., November 22, 2002
(2) Maria, age 9, grade 4, St. Brendan School, Mrs. Gonzalez's class, Westchester, Miami, Florida, U.S., November 29, 2002
(3) Khristina, age 11, grade 6, homeschooled by Kim Swihart, West Jordan, Utah, U.S., November 29, 2002
(4) - (6) Joshua, age 8, grade 3, Polk School, Mrs. Peeps' class, El Paso, Texas, U.S., November 29, 2002
(7) Justin, age 7, grade 2, Faith Community Acaademy, Mrs. Persley's class, Tucson, Arizona, U.S., December 2, 2002
(8) Lindsey, age 11, grade 5, Donovan Intermediate School, Mrs. Hanna's class, Lebanon, Ohio, U.S., December 2, 2002
(9) Lindsay, age 9, grade 4, Jean Little School, Mrs. Baker's class, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, December 3, 2002
(10) Connor, age 9, grade 4, Stalker Elementary School, Ms. Behernd's class, Blackfoot, Idaho, U.S., December 4, 2002

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