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Mrs. Taverna's class created math word problems.  Give them a try and see if you can solve them. Click and drag your mouse over the Answer row to see if you were right!

 

There were 8 turkeys on the field playing turkey baseball. 
7 struck out. How many are left? by Rose

Answer:                      8 - 7 = 1            

 

One turkey had nineteen feathers. 10 fell off. 
How many are left? by Noel

Answer:              19 - 10 = 9

 

1 turkey had 20 feathers. 16 fell off. 
How many were left? by Robert B.

Answer:         20 - 16 = 4

 

There were 20 Pilgrims having a feast. 11 pilgrims went hunting. How many pilgrims were still at the feast?
by Robert S.

Answer:         20 - 11 = 9

 

There are 9 fish in a stream. The Pilgrims caught 5. 
How many are left? by Kira

Answer:         9 - 5 = 4

 

There were 20 pumpkin pies. 11 have been eaten 
by the pilgrims. How many are left? by Daniel

Answer:                 20 - 11 = 9 

 

There were eight baby turkeys and one mommy.
 The Pilgrims ate four of the turkeys. 
How many are left? by Joelle

Answer:         9 - 4 = 5

 

A Native American saw 15 bow and arrows stuck in two trees. He saw 9 fall off. How many are left? by Geena

Answer:         15 - 9 = 6

 

There were 20 turkeys sitting in a field. 10 of them 
walked away. How many are left? by Maggie

Answer:       20 - 10 = 10

 

There were 10 Indians. 5 went away. 
How any are left? by Sean

Answer:         10 - 5 = 5

 

There were 10 Pilgrims and 5 pumpkin pies. How many more Pilgrims than pumpkin pies are there? by Danielle

Answer:        10 - 5 = 5

 

There are 20 cherries in a bowl. A Pilgrim boy ate
6 of them. How many are left? by Max

Answer:        20 - 6 = 14

 

There were 20 tepees and 10 of them fell down. 
How many were still up? By Kimberly

Answer:        20 - 10 = 10

 

There was one turkey on the table with 20 feathers.
10 feathers fell off. How many are left? by Samantha

Answer:        20 - 10 - 10 

 

There were 8 baby turkeys and 4 ran away. 
How many are left? by Abigail

Answer:       8 - 4 = 4

 

There were 8 pumpkin pies. 5 were eaten by Indians. 
How many are left? by Griffin

Answer:        8 - 5 = 3

 

There were twenty turkeys. Fourteen ran away. 
How many turkeys are left?  by Erik

Answer:         20 - 14 = 6

 

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