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 (1) StepsBeth climbed a building that was 5,000 steps tall. She climbed it three times up and down. How many steps did Beth climb? by Hannah, age 10, grade 4Great Place to LearnMiss Baillargeon's classSwansea, Massachusetts, U.S.May 15, 2002 (2) KittensI have 600 kittens. My mom got me three more. My dad brought home 8 kittens. I found six kittens. I have 18 kittens coming to my door. I lost 4 kittens, and I got 12 more for my birthday. My friend gave me 45, and I found 17 in an abandoned building. How many kittens do I have in all? by Fiona, age 10, grade 4homeschooledLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.May 18, 2002 (3) TreesThere are 240 bamboo trees. 4 hungry Giant Pandas want some food. How many bamboo trees can each panda eat? by Michael and Kyle, ages 8 and 7, grade 2Martin Elementary SchoolMiss Baillargeon's classSeekonk, Massachusetts, U.S.May 22, 2002 (4) FeijoasI had 15 feijoas (fruits). Each had 3 ml of juice in it. How much juice do I have? by Sarah, age 13, grade 9Corran SchoolMs. Channey's class Auckland, New ZealandMay 24, 2002 (5) KittensThere were three mommy cats. Each had seven kittens. Then two kittens from each family were given away. How many kittens are left? by Justine P., age 11, grade 6Liberty Middle SchoolMay 31, 2002 (6) Kitten MillI own a kitty mill and I have 75 kitty houses. Each house holds 20 kittens. If they are all full, how many kittens are in the kitty mill? by Justine P., age 11, grade 6Liberty Middle SchoolJune 2, 2002 (7) The Racing CarA racing car has a top speed of 146 miles per hour. Suppose it maintans the speed for 3 hours. How many miles would it travel during that period? by Kortney, age 13, grade 8Potosi Middle SchoolMr. Shicker's classPotosi, Wisconsin, U.S.June 11, 2002 (8) 17-Story BuildingThere are 17 stories in the building, and I only have to take five steps to climb from one story to the next. If I have to reach the 17th story, how many steps do I have to take? by Kaily, age 9, grade 3Grove Elementary SchoolPaula Schornick's classShawnee, Oklahoma, U.S.June 17, 2002 (9) Fish All AroundIf I have 72 fish and 12 hungry cats to share them, how many fish can each cat eat? by Marianna, age 9, grade 5Del Mar Pines SchoolMrs. Rage's classEncinatas, California, U.S.July 14, 2002 (10) ApplesMy 5 friends and I have gotten back from a baseball game. We want a snack. I have 20 apples. How many apples do we get each? by Maryellen, age 12, grade 6Thomase E. Weightman Middle SchoolMrs. Collin's classWeasly Chapel, Florida, U.S.July 17, 2002