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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.7 Story Problems - 3

Method:
  1. Read the problem carefully.
  2. Compute the required results.
Example: Jack walked 2.5 miles on Monday, 3.5 miles more on Tuesday. How many miles did he cover on both the days?
He walks 2.5 miles on Monday.
On Tuesday he covers 2.5 + 3.5 = 6 miles
Distance covered in both the days = 2.5 + 6
Answer: 8.5 miles

Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: Amy has three cats. Her dad gave her two dogs. How many pets does Amy have now?
5
6
4

Q 2: William needs 25 stickers to fill his award chart. If he earns 5 stickers each week, how many weeks will it take him to fill his chart?
18 weeks
20 weeks
5 weeks
30 weeks

Q 3: Joe has fifteen marbles. He gave eleven away to a friend. How many marbles does Joe have now?
3
4
6

Q 4: Kyler carried 4 books, Mitchell carried 8 books, and David carried 10 books. How many more books did Kyler and Mitchell carry together than David?
4 books
2 books
22 books
6 books

Q 5: If Susan bought 8 pencils when they cost 2 for $0.25, how much money did she use up?
$2.50
$1.00
$2.00

Q 6: Jed ran 5 laps on Saturday and 6 more laps on Sunday. How many laps did run altogether?
12 laps
11 laps
9 laps
10 laps

Q 7: Jonathan raises chickens. In the barn he found a hen and a baby chick. In the barnyard, he found 4 hens and 14 chicks. How many hens and chicks does Jonathan have?
10 hens and chicks
19 hens and chicks
20 hens and chicks
18 hens and chicks

Q 8: Stefanie and her two friends earned $9 each for painting signs. How much money did they make altogether?
$109
$27
$18
$3

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