# Lesson XVII

Addition and story problems with the number SEVEN.  Roses, apples, melons, boys, sheep, chairs and DOLLARS (big money!).

LESSON XVII.

7 and 1 are 8               5 and 7 are 12

1 and 7 are 8               7 and 6 are 13

7 and 2 are 9               6 and 7 are 13

2 and 7 are 9               7 and 7 are 14

7 and 3 are 10               7 and 8 are 15

3 and 7 are 10               8 and 7 are 15

7 and 4 are 11               7 and 9 are 16

4 and 7 are 11               9 and 7 are 16

7 and 5 are 12               7 and 10 are 17

10 and 7 are 17.

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1. If you place 7 marbles by the side of 2 marbles, how many will there be altogether?

SOLUTION.–There will be 7 marbles and 2 marbles, which are 9 marbles.

2. There are 3 sheep in one field, and 7 in another: how many sheep in both fields?

3. There are 7 boys on one bench, and 4 on another: how many are there on both benches?

4. There are 5 chairs in one room, and 7 in another: how many chairs in both rooms?

5. Thomas had 7 apples, and his mother gave him 6 more: how many had he then?

6. I bought a melon for 7 cents, and a squash for 7 cents: how much did both cost?

7. I paid 8 cents for a slate, and 7 cents for some pencils: how many cents did I spend?

8. Fanny had 7 roses, and she plucked 9 more: how many had she then?

9. How many are 10 dollars and 7 dollars?

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