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Problem #34
Deadline to submit the solution: April 30th, 2001

Anne has 5 crayons. Ellie has 3 crayons less than Anne. Laura says: "I have one crayon more than two of you have together."

Q1: How many crayons do three of them have together?

 

The Solutions:

 

Puppy from Korea
Grade: 1 Age: 6 School: Shinkwang elementary
Solution:
Q1: 15
Anne had 5 crayons. Ellie has 3 crayons less than Anne. 5 - 3 = 2. So Ellie has 2 crayons. Laura have one more than Anne (5) and Ellie (2) have together (5+2=7), that is 7+1=8. So 5+2+8=15.
About me: My hobby is doing math and I like to play the piano.
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Casey from Waterloo, Ia
Grade: K Age: 06 School: Lincoln Elementary
Solution:
Q1: 15
Anne has 5 crayons,Ellie has 2 crayons and Laura has 8 crayons.This equals 15 crayons all together.
About me: I like to play on the internet with Mom and Dad.I like to play football and sports with Dad and my friends.I like to play baseball with my Dad and my Mom.
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Adrianna
from Singapore
Grade: 1 Age: 7 School: Katong Convent Prima
Solution:
Q1: 2
Q2: 8
Q3: 15
5 - 3 = 2 5 + 2 = 7 + 1 = 8 5 + 2 + 8 = 15
About me: I take Math, English, Chinese, Speech and Drama, Ballet and Social Studies in School. I go to school early on Mondays and Tuesdays for extra Chinese classes. I also take private lessons at home for Chinese because my Mummy and Daddy are not Chinese. I have a sister aged 5, her name is Deanna. I am studying for my mid-term exams. Adrianna
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Mallory
from USA
Grade: 1 Age: 7 School: Malbry Academy
Solution:
Q1: 15
Anne had 5 crayons. Ellie had 3 less than Anne. 5-3=2 Anne and Ellie had 7 altogether. 5+2=7 Laura had 1 more than Anne and Ellie together. 7+1=8 Anne and Ellie and Laura had 15 crayons altogether. 7+8=15
About me: I play soccer and violin. I broke my arm and get my cast off May 1st. All my friends signed my cast and I will get to keep it!
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Michael
from USA
Grade: 2 Age: 8 School: home school
Solution:
Q1: 15 crayons
Anne has 5 crayons. Ellie has 3 less, so she has 2 crayons. Laura has one more crayon than both of them put together, so she has 8 crayons. 5+2+8=15 crayons.
About me: I like Pokemon Stadium 2.
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Rafif
from Indonesia
Grade: Age: 5 School: Pre School
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Annie from Beaver Dam, Ky.
Grade: K Age: 6 School: Beaver Dam, Element
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Enily from Canada
Grade: K Age: 6 School: home
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Amanda from U.S.A
Grade: 2 Age: 7 School: Freeland Elementary




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