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

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?
30 weeks
5 weeks
20 weeks
18 weeks

Q 3: Jed ran 5 laps on Saturday and 6 more laps on Sunday. How many laps did run altogether?
9 laps
10 laps
11 laps
12 laps

Q 4: 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 5: Twenty one frogs are on a log, and twelve jump off. How many frogs are left on the log?
9
12
10
21

Q 6: 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
22 books
2 books
6 books

Q 7: Jordan pays $.30 for milk everyday. If she has $.90, how many days can she buy milk?
3 days
$1.20
1 day
9 days

Q 8: Amy has three cats. Her dad gave her two dogs. How many pets does Amy have now?
5
6
4

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