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(1) Eggs

Mary has 50 eggs. She has to give 3 people the same number of eggs. How many eggs does each person get?

(2) Candy Math

There were 110 pieces of candy corn. Cara and Melissa want to share it equally. How many pieces of candy do Cara and Melissa get?

(3) Bio Birds

There were 220 Bio birds. Each one was carrying 10 packages. How many packages were there?

(4) Pears

There were 237 pears in a bowl. I ate 45. Then 78 were given to me. I ate 98. Then 1,087 where given to me. How many pears were left?

(5) School is Cool

I had 45 pencils on the first day of school. The next day I lost 23. The next day I bought 60. The next day I lost 25. On day five, I bought 7 + 23 pencils. How many pencils do I have now?

(6) Trading Cards

I buy 5 packs of trading cards. 11 cards are in each pack. But I lose 13 cards, so I buy 10 more packs of cards. I lose 1 card from just one pack. How many do I have left?

(7) Too Many Cats!

Kelly had 300 cats. Each had 6 whiskers. How many whiskers in all?

(8) Apples

There were ten apples. Jen got three times that number. How many apples are there in all?

(9) Tennis Balls

I had 733 tennis balls. I lost 234 and I found 17 more. How many do I still have?

(10) Dogs

I had 800 dogs. I lost 50. I found 10 in the pound. Then I lost 20. 500 more dogs ran away because I am really careless. How many dogs do I still have?


(1) Katie, age 10; (2) Avery, (3) Connor, (4) Conrad, and (5) Ali, age 9; all grade 4, Kings Highway School, Ms. Cadden's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., October 25, 2002
(6) Cedric, age 9, grade 4, TREAC Digital Academy, Mrs. Stoner's class, Shadeville, Ohio, U.S., October 25, 2002
(7) Suzi, age 8, grade 2, Spicewood Elementary School, Ms. Bell's class, Austin, Texas, U.S., October 27, 2002
(8) Margot, (9) Jesse, and (10) Vinny, all age 9, grade 4, Kings Highway School, Mr. Krieg's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., October 29, 2002

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