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Time
100

65-27=

What is 38

100

145+65=

What is 210

100

Jessica bought 3 tacos, and Rob bought 5 tacos. How many tacos did they buy in all?

What is 8 tacos.
100

1, ___, 3, 4

What is 2

100

You're looking at a clock. The little had is pointed at the 2, and the big hand is pointed at the 6. What time is it?

What is 2:30

200

250-76=

What is 174

200

635+187=

What is 822

200

There are 31 birds sitting in the tree. A loud noise scares 16 birds away. How many birds are still sitting in the tree?

What is 15 birds

200

10, 15, ___, 25, 30

What is 20

200

You're looking at the clock. The little hand is on the 7, and the big hand is on the 12. What time is it?

What is 7:00

300

700-234=

What is 466

300

743+135=

What is 878

300

George went fishing and caught 10 fish. Abby caught 4 fish. How many more fish did George catch than Abby.

What is 6 fish

300

100, 200, ______, 400

What is 300

300

When telling time what does a.m. mean and what does p.m. mean?

What is morning and night
400

1,000-389=

What is 611

400

1,000+457=

What is 1,457

400

Mom decorated 27 cupcakes last night. Then today she decorated 48 cupcakes. Your family ate 9 of them. How many cupcakes are left?

What is 66

400

70, 60,____, 40, 30

What is 50

400

You're looking at the clock and the small hand is pointed to the 4, and the large hand is pointed to the 9. What time is it?

What is 4:45

500

1,487-635=

What is 852

500

1,472+45=

What is 1,427

500

Jackson collected 94 toys last night, and 49 toys today. They were putting the toys in a bag, and they lost 8 toys. How many toys are left?

What is 135

500

90, 85, _____, 75, 70

What is 80

500

You're looking at your clock and the small hand and the big hand are pointed to the 6. What time is it?

What is 6:30

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