3 Point Problems
Consecutive positive numbers were placed in the cells of the table below. What number is missing from the middle cell?
6 + 2 = ?
Sharon had 10 dolls. She gave Betty one of her dolls. How many dolls does Sharon have now?
There are 2 boys and 2 dogs and nobody else on the playground. How many legs are there on this playground?
Which month sometimes has only 29 days?
7 students and a teacher are ready for a snack. There are 7 glasses of milk, 8 candy bars and 1 cup of coffee ready for them. Each student will have the same snack. How many candy bars will the teacher get with his coffee?
What is the sum of the digits in the number 2011?
Katie’s doll is wearing a dress, has two braids and is holding one flower in her hand. Which picture shows Katie’s doll?
4 Point Problems
At the end of the skiing season, there were 12 pairs of ski boots left at the store. How many ski boots counted one-by-one were left at the store?
In 36 years, Mark’s grandmother will celebrate her 100th birthday. How old is Mark’s grand- mother now?
Anne has several dogs and 4 cats. The number of her cats’ ears is equal to the number of her dogs’ paws. How many dogs does Anne have?
5 Point Problems
The picture below shows part of a train schedule. Right now, it’s 8:45. Mr. Smith will go from Chicago to Indianapolis on the next train. The trip will take 2 hours and 45 minutes. What time will Mr. Smith arrive in Indianapolis?
Katie bought three identical pencils, two identical pens and two identical erasers, and paid $11.60. Hannah bought one pencil, two pens and two erasers, and she paid $8.40. How much does one pencil cost?
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have three daughters. The youngest is 5 years old. The middle daughter is 4 years younger than the oldest daughter and 6 years older than the youngest daughter. How old is the Taylors’ oldest daughter?
The flowers in the flower shop were kept in three vases. There were 16 flowers in the first vase, 11 flowers in the second vase, and 17 flowers in the third vase. The owner decided to sell only bouquets of 5 flowers each. After selling some bouquets, she noticed that she did not have enough flowers to make another bouquet. How many flowers did she have left?
Simon has two identical aquariums. There are 26 quarts of water in one, and 42 quarts of water in the other. How many quarts of water does Simon need to pour from the second aquarium into the first in order to have the same amount of water in both?
Fido the Dog, Philemon the Cat and 4 monkeys together weigh 24 lbs. Fido and one monkey together weigh 11 lbs. Philemon and 2 monkeys together weigh 1 lb less than Fido and one monkey weigh together. Each of the monkeys weighs the same. How much does Philemon weigh?
Anita, Clara, Michael and Daniel had an apple eating contest. The person who ate the most apples won. Daniel ate more apples than Clara, and Michael ate fewer apples than Anita. We also know that Daniel did not win. Who ate the most apples?
What number do we need to put in the first square in order to get 100 as the result after doing all the operations shown below?