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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.8 Story Problems - 4

Method:
  1. Read the problem carefully.
  2. Translate the story problem into mathematical statements.
  3. Compute the required results.
Example: There are 9 fruits in a basket. 9 more are added, how many are there now?
Add 9 and 9
Answer: 18 fruits

Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: 6 birds are on a fence. 4 of the birds fly away. How many are birds left on the fence?
2
4
10

Q 2: Five pigs are in the mud. Three more pigs join them. How many pigs are in the mud now?
9
2
8

Q 3: The pet store has 6 fish. They sell 5 of them. How many fish are left in the pet store?
4
11
1

Q 4: Four cats sleep in the bed. Two of them wake up and go away to play. How many cats are asleep on the bed now?
6
5
2

Q 5: Three boys play ball. Three more boys join them. How many boys are in all?
0
6
4

Q 6: Amy has 12 board games. She got 10 board games for her birthday. How many games does Amy have in all?
2
22
120

Q 7: AJ has 345 Pokemon cards. He bought 300 more. How many cards does AJ have in all?
600
645
745

Q 8: Jessica wants to buy Pokemon cards. Each card costs $1. If Jessica buys 2 cards, how much change will she get back if she gives the clerk $5?
$6
$4
$2
$3

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