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BB  Solve: q - 88 = - 37
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BB  Paul bought a shirt at a price of $4 less than that mentioned on the tag. If he spent $39 for the shirt, then what was the price on the tag?
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BB  The odometer in Matt's truck read 6243.6 after reaching Milwaukee. If the odometer reading was 5399.6 at the start of his journey, then find the total distance that he traveled.   BB View Solution
BB  3 pairs of shoes in Sam's shoe stand are polished. If 3 pairs of shoes are yet to be polished, then how many pairs of shoes does Sam have in all?
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BB   How many cars were there in a garage initially, if 392 cars were sold and the garage still contains 423 cars?  BB View Solution
BB  There were 12 saucers containing milk on the kitchen floor. A cat entered the kitchen and drank the milk in 7 saucers and left the place. How many saucers contained milk after the cat left the place?
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BB  William has a stable at his farmhouse. He has a total of 24 horses in the stable. 7 horses were left in the stable after some of them were set free to graze. How many horses were set free to graze?
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BB  Solve: 5420 + k = 5000  BB View Solution
BB  Justin had some money in his wallet. He spent $10 for watching a movie. He was left with $20 in his wallet after watching the movie. How much did he have before watching the movie?  BB View Solution
BB  The Computer Science Department had 27 students in the year 2002. If 13 of these students failed, then how many students graduated?  BB View Solution
BB  A company offered its customers $105 rebate on the purchase of a palm top. How much would it cost without the rebate, if the cost of the palm top after rebate was $410?
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BB  Solve: 37 + q = - 33
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BB  An elevator starts going up from the second floor. After certain time, it is in the 8th floor. How many floors did it go up, starting from the second floor?  BB View Solution
BB   The price of a share at the beginning of trading was $573. At the close of trading, the price of the same share was $463. By how much did the price go down at the end of the day?  BB View Solution
BB  Alice wanted to make a bouquet using 13 red-roses. How many roses are required to complete the bouquet, if 5 roses have already been used?  BB View Solution
BB  Andy earns $8000 a month. If he is left with $4000 at the end of the month, how much does he spend each month?   BB View Solution
BB  Betty completed solving 13 problems in her math assignment. How many problems were in her assignment, if she had to solve 17 more problems to complete the assignment?  BB View Solution
BB  Francis withdrew $2000 from his savings account. The new balance in his account is $7000. What was the total amount in his account before the withdrawal?
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BB  The odometer of Jerald's bike read 1258.3 miles, after he rode his bike for 120.3 miles. What was the odometer reading before his journey?  BB View Solution
BB  The sum of 14 and another number is 23. What is the number?  BB View Solution
BB  A typist has to type 49 paragraphs to complete his job. How many more does he have to type to complete his job, if he completed typing 14 paragraphs?
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BB  Rachel bought take-out sandwiches for lunch at $25. She also paid some money for tax and tip. The total bill came up to $30. How much did she pay for tax and tip?
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BB  Mr. Jerald was undergoing an obesity program, in which he was allowed to consume 1400 calories per day. How many more calories should he consume for that day, if he already consumed 1200 calories?  BB View Solution
BB  A sales person had 10 cellular phones. He was left with 4 of them after a week's sale. How many did he sell during the week?
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BB  106 boxes were unloaded from a truck loaded with 120 fruit boxes. How many boxes are still in the truck?  BB View Solution
BB  A company offered its customers a $105 rebate on the purchase of a lap top. If the cost of the lap top after rebate was $420, then how much would it cost before the rebate?  BB View Solution
BB  An elevator starts going up from the fourth floor. It is in the 14th floor after some time. How many floors did it go up, starting from the fourth floor?  BB View Solution
BB  Nina wanted to make a bouquet using 17 white-roses. If she has already used 10 roses, how many more does she need?  BB View Solution
BB  Solve: q - 67 = - 45
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BB  Sunny bought a shirt at a price of $9 less than that mentioned on the tag. If he spent $36 for the shirt, then what was the price on the tag?
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BB  The odometer in Brian's truck read 6743.5 after reaching Milwaukee. If the odometer reading was 6205.5 at the start of his journey, then find the total distance that he traveled.   BB View Solution
BB  3 pairs of shoes in Victor's shoe stand are polished. If 3 pairs of shoes are yet to be polished, then how many pairs of shoes does Victor have in all?
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BB   How many cars were there in a garage initially, if 235 cars were sold and the garage still contains 266 cars?  BB View Solution
BB  There were 11 saucers containing milk on the kitchen floor. A cat entered the kitchen and drank the milk in 7 saucers and left the place. How many saucers contained milk after the cat left the place?
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BB  Jake had some money in his wallet. He spent $15 for watching a movie. He was left with $30 in his wallet after watching the movie. How much did he have before watching the movie?  BB View Solution
BB  The Computer Science Department had 25 students in the year 2002. If 11 of these students failed, then how many students graduated?  BB View Solution
BB  A company offered its customers $100 rebate on the purchase of a palm top. How much would it cost without the rebate, if the cost of the palm top after rebate was $415?
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BB  Solve: 55 + q = - 46
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BB   The price of a share at the beginning of trading was $370. At the close of trading, the price of the same share was $250. By how much did the price go down at the end of the day?  BB View Solution
BB  Dennis earns $8500 a month. If he is left with $2500 at the end of the month, how much does he spend each month?   BB View Solution
BB  Andy withdrew $3500 from his savings account. The new balance in his account is $7000. What was the total amount in his account before the withdrawal?
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BB  The odometer of George's bike read 1134.6 miles, after he rode his bike for 122.6 miles. What was the odometer reading before his journey?  BB View Solution
BB  The sum of 37 and another number is 45. What is the number?  BB View Solution
BB  A typist has to type 59 paragraphs to complete his job. How many more does he have to type to complete his job, if he completed typing 14 paragraphs?
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BB  Solve: 7420 + k = 7000  BB View Solution
BB  An elevator starts going up from the second floor. After certain time, it is in the 10th floor. How many floors did it go up, starting from the second floor?  BB View Solution
BB  Hanna wanted to make a bouquet using 16 red-roses. How many roses are required to complete the bouquet, if 10 roses have already been used?  BB View Solution
BB  Betty completed solving 12 problems in her math assignment. How many problems were in her assignment, if she had to solve 16 more problems to complete the assignment?  BB View Solution
BB  Mr. Jeff was undergoing an obesity program, in which he was allowed to consume 1700 calories per day. How many more calories should he consume for that day, if he already consumed 1450 calories?  BB View Solution
BB  Jim has a stable at his farmhouse. He has a total of 47 horses in the stable. 3 horses were left in the stable after some of them were set free to graze. How many horses were set free to graze?
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BB  Annie bought take-out sandwiches for lunch at $20. She also paid some money for tax and tip. The total bill came up to $24. How much did she pay for tax and tip?
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BB  A sales person had 10 cellular phones. He was left with 3 of them after a week's sale. How many did he sell during the week?
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BB  134 boxes were unloaded from a truck loaded with 150 fruit boxes. How many boxes are still in the truck?  BB View Solution
BB  A company offered its customers a $105 rebate on the purchase of a personal computer. If the cost of the personal computer after rebate was $440, then how much would it cost before the rebate?  BB View Solution
BB  An elevator starts going up from the first floor. It is in the 11th floor after some time. How many floors did it go up, starting from the first floor?  BB View Solution
BB  Olga wanted to make a bouquet using 15 pink-roses. If she has already used 10 roses, how many more does she need?  BB View Solution