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Sparrow and the Trees, The

 1. There are five sparrows in the family. If four fly south, how many are left?     4     5     1
 2. Maple has 20 leaves on a branch. If 12 turn orange and fall to the ground, how many are left?     8     12     20
 3. Oak has 8 strong branches. If a storm tears 3 branches off, how many branches does Oak have left?     11     5     3
 4. Willow had 13 branches last fall. She grew 7 new branches this year. How many branches does Willow have now?     9     17     20
 5. Spruce is 60 feet tall. If Spruce grows at a rate of 1 foot per year, how tall was he 5 years ago?     50     55     65
 6. Pine has needles that grow in clusters, with three needles in each cluster. If there are five clusters on a twig, how many needles are there?     12     8     15
 7. Juniper has 32 berries. If Papa Sparrow eats 16, how many will she have left?     18     16     14
 8. Winter Wind blew through a stand of 20 trees. She took all the leaves from 14 of the trees. How many trees still have their leaves?     6     8     14
 9. Oak has a hundred acorns. If deer and squirrels eat 40, how many does Oak have left?     60     50     40
 10. There are 3 selfish trees that refuse to help Papa Sparrow and 3 kind trees that help him. How many trees are in the story?     3     5     6