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1) A museum had eleven paintings. If they got rid of eight of them, how many pictures
would they have left? 1. 3

2) Isabel had seventeen pencils. After using some she had four left. How many did she 2. 13
use?
3. 2
3) A fast food restaurant had nine hotdogs. After selling some they had seven left. How
4. 5
many hotdogs did they sell?

5. 16
4) Edward had twelve cherries. He ate seven of them. How many cherries does Edward
have left? 6. 6

5) The book fair sold nine posters. Now they have seven posters left. How many 7. 4
posters did they have to begin with?
8. 14
6) A fast food restaurant had fifteen hotdogs. They sold nine. How many hotdogs do
they have left? 9. 8

10. 4
7) A waiter had eight customers. After some left he still had four customers. How many
customers left? 11. 7

8) Cody had caught some butterflies. He let eight go and now he has six left. How 12. 14
many did he originally have?

9) Jerry has ten shirts. If he got rid of two of them, how many shirts would Jerry have?

10) Dave owned eleven video games. He sold seven. How many games does Dave have
now?

11) At the arcade Oliver had won ten tickets. After buying a yoyo he had three tickets
left. How many tickets did the yoyo cost?

12) Nancy took ten dollars from her piggy bank. Now she has four dollars in her piggy
bank. How much money was originally in there?

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1) A museum had eleven paintings. If they got rid of eight of them, Take From
how many pictures would they have left? (Result Unknown) 1. 3

2) Isabel had seventeen pencils. After using some she had four left. Take From 2. 13
How many did she use? (Change Unknown)
3. 2
3) A fast food restaurant had nine hotdogs. After selling some they Take From
(Change Unknown) 4. 5
had seven left. How many hotdogs did they sell?

5. 16
4) Edward had twelve cherries. He ate seven of them. How many Take From
cherries does Edward have left? (Result Unknown) 6
6.

5) The book fair sold nine posters. Now they have seven posters Take From 7. 4
left. How many posters did they have to begin with? (Start Unknown)
8. 14
6) A fast food restaurant had fifteen hotdogs. They sold nine. How Take From
many hotdogs do they have left? (Result Unknown) 9. 8

10. 4
7) A waiter had eight customers. After some left he still had four Take From
customers. How many customers left? (Change Unknown) 7
11.

8) Cody had caught some butterflies. He let eight go and now he Take From 12. 14
has six left. How many did he originally have? (Start Unknown)

9) Jerry has ten shirts. If he got rid of two of them, how many Take From
shirts would Jerry have? (Result Unknown)

10) Dave owned eleven video games. He sold seven. How many Take From
games does Dave have now? (Result Unknown)

11) At the arcade Oliver had won ten tickets. After buying a yoyo Take From
he had three tickets left. How many tickets did the yoyo cost? (Change Unknown)

12) Nancy took ten dollars from her piggy bank. Now she has four
Take From
dollars in her piggy bank. How much money was originally in
(Start Unknown)
there?

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3 5 8 4 16 1.

13 4 6 14 2 2.

3.

1) A museum had 11 paintings. If they got rid of 8 of them, how many pictures would
4.
they have left?
5.
2) Isabel had 17 pencils. After using some she had 4 left. How many did she use?
6.

3) A fast food restaurant had 9 hotdogs. After selling some they had 7 left. How many 7.

hotdogs did they sell?


8.

4) Edward had 12 cherries. He ate 7 of them. How many cherries does Edward have
9.
left?

10.
5) The book fair sold 9 posters. Now they have 7 posters left. How many posters did
they have to begin with?

6) A fast food restaurant had 15 hotdogs. They sold 9. How many hotdogs do they have
left?

7) A waiter had 8 customers. After some left he still had 4 customers. How many
customers left?

8) Cody had caught some butterflies. He let 8 go and now he has 6 left. How many did
he originally have?

9) Jerry has 10 shirts. If he got rid of 2 of them, how many shirts would Jerry have?

10) Dave owned 11 video games. He sold 7. How many games does Dave have now?

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