Addition and story problems with the number EIGHT. Geese (*honk*), eggs, pins, marbles, some cloth and… how old is Alice?

RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XVIII.

8 and 1 are 9 5 and 8 are 13

1 and 8 are 9 8 and 6 are 14

8 and 2 are 10 6 and 8 are 14

2 and 8 are 10 8 and 7 are 15

8 and 3 are 11 7 and 8 are 15

3 and 8 are 11 8 and 8 are 16

8 and 4 are 12 8 and 9 are 17

4 and 8 are 12 9 and 8 are 17

8 and 5 are 13 8 and 10 are 18

10 and 8 are 18.

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1. James has 8 nuts in his pocket, and 2 in his hand: how many nuts has he?

*SOLUTION.–James has 8 nuts and 2 nuts, which are 10 nuts.*

2. Mary has 3 pins in one hand, and 8 in the other: how many has she in both hands?

3. There are 8 geese in one pond, and 4 in another: how many geese in both ponds?

4. Thomas had 5 marbles, and has found 8 more: how many marbles has he now?

5. Harvey found 8 eggs, and Thomas 6: how many eggs did both find?

6. I gave 7 dollars for a vest, and 8 dollars for a coat: how much did both cost?

7. I bought 8 years of blue cloth, and 8 yards of black: how many yards did I buy altogether?

8. Anna is 9 years old, and Alice is 8 years older than Anna: how old is Alice?

9. How many are 8 cents and 10 cents?

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