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(1) Baseball Cards

John bought 1 box of baseball cards. There were 12 packs in the box, and there were 4 cards in each pack. How many cards are in the box?

(2) Cookies

There are 90 cookies and four kids. How many cookies does each kid get?

(3) Halloween Candy

There were 38 Halloween candy bars with 68 nuts in each. How many nuts in all?

(4) Hot Fudge Sundaes

Sue made 99 hot fudge sundaes for the crew. There are 32 people in the crew, plus me. How many hot fudge sundaes does each person get?

(5) Hearts

There are 100 hearts in the basket. 50 more got added to the basket. Then 36 got taken out. After that 35 more got added. Then 6 got taken away. How many hearts are left?

(6) Little Kids

There were 100 kids at the day care. If each kid had two markers to draw with, how many markers did they use?

(7) Cats

There are 16 cats. Later, twice that number of cats joined them. But then 8 cats went away. How many cats are left?

(8) Reading

One day Katie's teacher asked her to read 1/4 of her book. There's 852 pages in the book. If she starts on page 1, what page is will she be on after reading 1/4 of the book?

(9) Cats and Dogs

I had 100 dogs and 100 cats. 60 dogs ran away. 10 came back. 80 cats ran away. How many cats and dogs do I have?

(10) Eggy Day

I had 99 eggs. 35 fell out. 20 of those were saved. I went and got 99 more. How many eggs do I have?


(1) and (2) Ryan; (3) Steven; both age 9, grade 4, Kings Highway School, Ms. Loss's class, Westport, Connecticut, U.S., November 4, 2002
(4) Karley, age 12, grade 6, Morenci Middle School, Morenci, Michigan, U.S., November 8, 2002
(5) Helendria, age 10, grade 4, Glen Oaks Elementary School, Mrs. Curry's class, Fairfield, Alabama, U.S., November 14, 2002
(6) Chi-Chi, age 9, grade 4, Holly Hill Elementary School, Mrs. Smith's class, Holly Hill, Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S., November 14, 2002
(7) Dana A., age 10, grade 4, Holly Hill Elementary School, Mrs. Evans' class, Holly Hill, Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S., November 14, 2002
(8) Rachael, age 11, grade 5, Marshall Elementary School, Mr. Young's class, Tucson, Arizona, U.S., November 18, 2002
(9) Ashley, age 11, grade 5, West Bradford Elementary School, Mrs. Cook's class, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, U.S., November 19, 2002
(10) Fernando, age 9, grade 4, St. Peter's School, M. Nikither's class, Washington, D.C., U.S., November 19, 2002

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