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Problem Solving

1.
 If Amy has 8 pencils and 12 pens, how many pens and pencils does Amy have? Which math equation will help you find the answer?
 8 × 12 = ____ 8 ÷ 12 = ____ 8 + 12 = ____ 8 - 12 = ____
2.
 A flower was 6 inches in the spring and has grown to 27 inches in the summer. How much has the flower grown from the spring to the summer? Which math equation will help you find the answer?
 6 - ____ = 27 6 + ____ = 27 ____ + 27 = 6 6 + 27 = ____
3.
 6 lights were on in the house. 3 lights were turned off. How many lights are still on?
 3 7 5 9 0
4.
 Amy is five years old. If her brother, Albert, is two years younger, than how old is Amy?
 5 2 11 3 9
5.
 Michael bought a book that cost \$3. If Michael only has a ten dollar bill, how much change should Michael be given back?
 \$3 \$9 \$7 \$2 \$7
6.
 Jane went shopping at a mall and went into 12 stores. If the mall has a total of 26 stores, how many stores did Jane not go into?
 31 6 21 14 11
7.
 You had 10 apples in the refrigerator. If Paul ate 3 apples and Jill ate 4 apples, then how many apples are left?
 9 10 7 3 2
8.
 Jill is eight years old. If her brother, Albert, is six years older, than how old is Jill?
 14 6 9 13 8