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Welcome to the Math Riddle Book


Practice makes perfect! That's why teachers and parents know that math
worksheets can provide the drill-and-practice kids need to master basic math
concepts.
I created The Math Riddle Book for two purposes:
1. To create a complete collection of drill-and-practice math pages that can
provide kids with the practice they need to master addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division.
2. To make learning math more fun for students! Unlike traditional
worksheets, each page in the Math Riddle book features a funny riddle for
kids to solve. These math worksheets are more like motivating puzzles
than boring math worksheets, which is why kids become more excited
about math.
I originally created these worksheets to use with students in my own classroom.
I would give them a math riddle page each week on the back-side of their
homework assignments. And I noticed something... kids were actually excited to
do their homework! As soon as I'd pass out a riddle worksheet, they eagerly put
their pencils to the paper and began working!
Parents began to write me notes saying that their children were doing their
homework as soon as they got off the school bus-- without adults nagging them!
And, best of all, because they were practicing basic arithmetic on a regular basis,
their math skills dramatically improved! My students could recall basic math facts
more quickly, their computation became more accurate, and their scores on the
state math test skyrocketed!
That's why I decided to compile my math riddle worksheets into a book and share
them with you!
However you use these math worksheets, I know they will help your kids master
the math skills they'll need throughout their lives. I wish you, and your students,
great success!
Sincerely,

Tim Wei
P.S. Please, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel
free to e-mail me. My address is:
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Chapter 1: Addition Math Riddles


Addition: 3 Digits, No Regrouping
What is a shark's favorite game? .............................................................................. 6
Addition: 3 Digits, with Regrouping
What is even more amazing than a talking dog? ......................................................... 8
Addition: 4 Digits, with Regrouping
Why did the cookie go to the doctor? ........................................................................ 10
Adding Money
Did you hear the joke about the skunk? .................................................................... 12
Column Addition: 3 Digits, 3 Addends
What do ships eat for breakfast? ............................................................................... 14
Column Addition: 4 Digits, 4 Addends
What do you call a skeleton who won't work? ............................................................. 16
Mental Addition
Why are there fences around graveyards? .................................................................. 18

Chapter 2: Subtraction Math Riddles


Subtraction: 2 Digits, No Regrouping
Where did the doctor take his sick horse? .................................................................. 20
Subtraction: 3 Digits, No Regrouping
What did Cinderella Fish wear to the underwater ball? ................................................. 22
Subtraction: 2 Digits, with Regrouping
What is the best way to catch a squirrel? ................................................................... 24
Subtraction: 3 Digits, with Regrouping
How do rabbits travel? ............................................................................................. 26
Subtraction: 3 Digits, with Zeros
What did the alien say to the flowers? ....................................................................... 28
Subtraction: 4 Digits, with Zeros
What goes, Ha, ha, ha, plop? ................................................................................ 30
Subtracting Money with Regrouping
Why was the football stadium hot after the game? ..................................................... 32

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Subtracting Money, with Zeros


Why was the broom late? ........................................................................................ 34
Subtraction: Mental Math
Why was the music teacher locked out of her classroom? ........................................................... 36

Chapter 3: Multiplication Math Riddles


Multiplication Basic Facts: 0 - 9
What's a twip? ....................................................................................................... 38
Multiplication Basic Facts: 0 - 12
Why did the girl eat her homework? ......................................................................... 40
Multiplication: 2-Digit by 1-Digit
What animal can jump higher than a house? ............................................................. 42
Multiplication: 3-Digit by 1-Digit
What did the doctor say to the invisible man? ............................................................ 44
Multiplying Money by 1-Digit Factors
Where do cows go on a Saturday night? .................................................................... 46
Multiplication: 2-Digit by 2-Digit
What do you call a musical bee? ............................................................................... 48
Multiplication: 3-Digit by 2-Digit
Why can't a nose be 12 inches long? .......................................................................... 50
Multiplication: 4-Digit by 2-Digit
How do you know if your clock is crazy? .................................................................... 52

Chapter 4: Division Math Riddles


Division Basic Facts: Divisors up to 12
What has four wheels and flies? ............................................................................... 54
Division Basic Facts: Missing Dividends
Why do sharks swim only in salt water? .................................................................... 56
Division: 1-Digit Quotients, Remainders
What makes a chess player very happy? ................................................................... 58

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Division: 2-Digit Quotients, No Remainders


What do you call a sleeping bull? ............................................................................... 60
Division: 2-Digit Quotients, Remainders
What do you call a cow eating grass on the lawn? ....................................................... 62
Division: 4-Digit Dividends
What do cats eat for breakfast? ................................................................................ 64

Chapter 5: Place Value Riddles


Writing Numbers from Word Name: Up to 4 Digits
Where do dirty bats go to clean themselves? .............................................................. 66
Writing Numbers from Word Name: Up to 5 Digits
What did the teddy bear say after dinner? ................................................................. 68
Writing Numbers from Word Name: Up to 7 Digits - Very Challenging
What do you call an anxious ogre? ............................................................................ 70
Place Value: Value of the Underlined Digit
Why was six afraid of seven? ................................................................................... 72
Roman Numerals: Up to thousands
What do ghosts do when they get into a car? ............................................................. 74
Rounding to the Nearest Ten: 2 and 3-Digit Numbers
Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall? ................................................................ 76
Rounding to the Nearest Hundred: 3 and 4-Digit Numbers
Why did the girl put cookies under her pillow? ............................................................ 78
Rounding to the Nearest Dollar
Why did the bird get in trouble at school? .................................................................. 80

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Name: ____________________________________________ 3-Digit Addition (no regrouping)

Addition Shark Attack!


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
A

321
+ 122

561
+ 128

943
+ 36

453
+ 543

621
+ 176

334
+ 621

509
+ 220

741
+ 245

400
+ 54

321
+ 623

532
+ 326

534
+ 415

330
+ 634

820
+ 64

686
+ 123

143
+ 223

What is a shark's favorite game?

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


689

729

949

979

_____ _____ _____


454

884

797

986

964

996

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


944

809

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443

955

858

366

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Name: ___________________________________________ Skill: 3-Digit Addition (no regrouping)

What is s shark's favorite game? ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
A

321
+ 122
443

561
+ 128
689

943
+ 36
979

453
+ 543
996

621
+ 176
797

334
+ 621
955

509
+ 220
729

741
+ 245
986

400
+ 54
454

321
+ 623
944

532
+ 326
858

534
+ 415
949

330
+ 634
964

820
+ 64
884

686
+ 123
809

143
+ 223
366

What is a shark's favorite game?


S

689

729

949

979

986

964

996

884

797

T
454

944

809

443

955

858

366

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: 3-Digit Addition (regrouping)

The Amazing Talking Dog


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
P

745
+ 539

429
+ 775

428
+ 98

639
+ 880

899
+ 243

331
+ 531

753
+ 287

523
+ 445

432
+ 98

456
+ 221

326
+ 427

326
+ 876

What is even more amazing than a talking dog?


_____
1,204

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


530

1,284

1,040

526

677

968

1,202

1,519

_____ _____ _____


1,142

753

862

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: 3-Digit Addition (regrouping)

The Amazing Talking Dog ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
P

745
+ 539
1,284

429
+ 775
1,204

428
+ 98
526

639
+ 880
1,519

899
+ 243
1,142

331
+ 531
862

753
+ 287
1,040

523
+ 445
968

432
+ 98
530

456
+ 221
677

326
+ 427
753

326
+ 876
1,202

What is even more amazing than a talking dog?


A

1,204

530

1,284

1,040

526

677

968

B
1,142

753

862

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N
1,202

G
1,519

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: 4-Digit Addition (regrouping)

The Cookie Went to the Doctor


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
E

4,567
+ 7,123

3,213
+ 2,099

5,678
+ 5,421

9,542
+ 6,543

3,212
+ 9,018

6,001
+ 1,345

8,092
+ 765

2,677
+ 5,311

9,234
+ 6,523

4,338
+ 7,234

5,876
+ 2,453

5,234
+ 6,321

6,821
+ 3,453

5,720
+ 5,720

2,008
+ 5,019

1,324
+ 4,321

9,294
+ 6,533

5,432
+ 2,678

Why did the cookie go to the doctor?


_____ _____
5,312

_____ _____ _____

15,757

8,110

11,099

12,230

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


10,274

15,827

11,690

8,857

11,440

11,555

7,027

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


5,645

15,085

7,346

8,329

7,988

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11,572

10

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: 4-Digit Addition (regrouping)

The Cookie Went to the Doctor ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
E

4,567
+ 7,123
11,690

3,213
+ 2,099
5,312

5,678
+ 5,421
11,099

9,542
+ 6,543
15,085

3,212
+ 9,018
12,230

6,001
+ 1,345
7,346

8,092
+ 765
8,857

2,677
+ 5,311
7,988

9,234
+ 6,523
15,757

4,338
+ 7,234
11,572

5,876
+ 2,453
8,329

5,234
+ 6,321
11,555

6,821
+ 3,453
10,274

5,720
+ 5,720
11,440

2,008
+ 5,019
7,027

1,324
+ 4,321
5,645

9,294
+ 6,533
15,827

5,432
+ 2,678
8,110

Why did the cookie go to the doctor?


I

5,312

15,757

8,110

10,274

15,827

11,690

5,545

15,085

7,346

11,099

L
8,857

M
8,329

12,230

I
11,440

N
11,555

7,988

11,572

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G
7,027

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: Adding Money

A Skunk Joke
Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.

V $4.65
+ 2.13

N $1.35
+ 3.89

$6.70
+ 3.62

T $8.99
+ 4.39

$7.89
+ 2.45

S $3.65
+ 4.15

I $6.39
+ 8.89

$6.78
+ 5.72

N $9.59
+ 6.79

$4.00
+ 7.05

$7.22
+ 0.09

I $6.44
+ 1.99

$3.70
+ 1.22

N $5.89
+ 2.30

$2.60
+ 2.06

$1.65
+ 1.25

S $9.99
+ 9.99

Did you hear the joke about the skunk?


_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____.
$5.24

$12.50

_____ _____
$10.34

$10.32

$6.78

$4.92

$2.90

$7.31

$15.28

$16.38

$11.05

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ !


$7.80

$13.38

$8.43

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$8.19

$4.66

$19.98

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: Adding Money

A Skunk Joke - ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.
V $4.65
+ 2.13
$6.78

N $1.35
+ 3.89
$5.24

$6.70
+ 3.62
$10.32

$8.99
+ 4.39
$13.38

$7.89
+ 2.45
$10.34

S $3.65
+ 4.15
$7.80

$6.39
+ 8.89
$15.28

$6.78
+ 5.72
$12.50

$9.59
+ 6.79
$16.38

$4.00
+ 7.05
$11.05

I $6.44
+ 1.99
$8.43

$3.70
+ 1.22
$4.92

N $5.89
+ 2.30
$8.19

$2.60
+ 2.06
$4.66

$1.65
+ 1.25
$2.90

$7.22
+ 0.09
$7.31

$9.99
+ 9.99
$19.98

Did you hear the joke about the skunk?


N

$5.24

$12.50

I
$10.34

T
$10.32

V
$6.78

$4.92

$2.90

$7.31

S
$7.80

$13.38

$8.43

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I
$15.28

N
$8.19

N
$16.38

K
$4.66

D .
$11.05

$19.98

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: Column Addition

Captain's Choice!
Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.

56
146
+ 28

765
446
+368

657
45
+987

523
277
+ 660

34
985
+ 13

4
65
+327

200
800
+ 87

777
555
+666

What do ships eat for breakfast?


_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ !
396

1,087

1,579

230

1,689

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1,998

1,032

1,460

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Name: ____________________________________________

Skill: Column Addition

Captain's Choice! ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.

56
146
+ 28
230

765
446
+368
1,579

657
45
+987
1,689

523
277
+ 660
1,460

34
985
+ 13
1,032

4
65
+327
396

200
800
+ 87
1,087

777
555
+666
1,998

What do ships eat for breakfast?


B

396

1,087

1,579

230

1,689

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1,998

A
1,032

1,460

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Name: ____________________________________________

4-Digit Column Addition

The Lazy Skeleton


Find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.

1,375
4,567
1,298
+ 345

4,506
5,671
1,891
+ 6,388

8,888
2,222
999
+ 4,444

6,543
4,299
7,802
+ 5,786

7,981
9,255
8,998
+ 778

4,556
4,676
4,876
+ 4,567

3,465
9,876
1,203
+ 5,023

1,987
2,654
3,321
+ 4,098

5,673
6,753
3,567
+ 776

What do you call a skeleton who won't work?


_____ _____ _____ _____

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____

16,769

18,456

18,675

16,553

19,567

12,060

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24,430

7,585

27,012

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Name: ____________________________________________

4-Digit Column Addition

The Lazy Skeleton ANSWER KEY


Find the sums. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.

1,375
4,567
1,298
+ 345
7,585

4,506
5,671
1,891
+ 6,388
18,456

8,888
2,222
999
+ 4,444
16,553

6,543
4,299
7,802
+ 5,786
24,430

7,981
9,255
8,998
+ 778
27,012

4,556
4,676
4,876
+ 4,567
18,675

3,465
9,876
1,203
+ 5,023
19,567

1,987
2,654
3,321
+ 4,098
12,060

5,673
6,753
3,567
+ 776
16,769

What do you call a skeleton who won't work?


L
16,769

A
18,675

Z
16,553

Y
19,567

18,456

12,060

24,430

7,585

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S
27,012

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Name: _________________________________________

Skill: Mental Addition

Graveyard Fences
Add to find the sums.
Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.
G

200 + 300 = ___________

4,000 + 5,000 = ___________

4,000 + 2,000 = ___________

900 + 500 = ___________

70 + 60 = ___________

7,000 + 9,000 = ___________

80 + 40 = ___________

600 + 600 = ___________

400 + 400 = ___________

900 + 200 = ___________

9,000 + 8,000 = ___________

1,000 + 1,000 = ___________

5,000 + 5,000 = ___________

30 + 80 = ___________

300 + 300 = ___________

100 + 900 = ___________

7,000 + 4,000 = ___________

20 + 20 = ___________

2,000 + 2,000 = ___________

9,000 + 3,000 = ___________

7,000 + 7,000 = ___________

Why are there usually fences around graveyards?


Because

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


6,000

120

10,000

_____ _____ _____


600

4,000

_____ _____
130

800

11,000

110

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____

17,000

9,000

_____ _____ _____


1,100

40

1,000

16,000

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1,400

1,200

2,000

500

_____ _____ .
14,000

12,000

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Name: _________________________________________

Skill: Mental Addition

Graveyard Fences ANSWER KEY


Add to find the sums.
Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.
G

200 + 300 = 500

4,000 + 5,000 = 9,000

4,000 + 2,000 = 6,000

900 + 500 = 1,400

70 + 60 = 130

7,000 + 9,000 = 16,000

80 + 40 = 120

600 + 600 = 1,200

400 + 400 = 800

900 + 200 = 1,100

9,000 + 8,000 = 17,000

1,000 + 1,000 = 2,000

5,000 + 5,000 = 10,000

30 + 80 = 110

300 + 300 = 600

100 + 900 = 1,000

7,000 + 4,000 = 11,000

20 + 20 = 40

2,000 + 2,000 = 4,000

9,000 + 3,000 = 12,000

7,000 + 7,000 = 14,000

Why are there usually fences around graveyards?


Because

P
6,000

600

120

10,000

4,000

P
40

17,000

9,000

130

800

1,100

1,000

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11,000

Y
1,400

110

1,200

2,000

16,000

14,000

12,000

500

.
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Name: ____________________________________________ 2-Digit Subtraction (no regrouping)

The Horse Needs a Doctor!


Subtract to find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines below.

27
- 13

59
- 6

64
- 22

87
- 31

45
- 25

56
- 33

49
- 18

68
- 7

62
- 50

49
- 6

92
- 40

83
- 72

75
- 25

99
- 33

56
- 43

Where did the farmer take his sick horse?


_____ _____
52

_____ _____ _____

50

53

56

66

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____
11

13

12

14

31

23

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20

42

61

43

20

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Name: ____________________________________________ 2-Digit Subtraction (no regrouping)

The Horse Needs a Doctor! ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines below.

27
- 13
14

59
- 6
53

64
- 22
42

87
- 31
56

45
- 25
20

56
- 33
23

49
- 18
31

68
- 7
61

62
- 50
12

49
- 6
43

92
- 40
52

83
- 72
11

75
- 25
50

99
- 33
66

56
- 43
13

Where did the farmer take his sick horse?


T

52

50

53

56

66

11

13

12

14

31

23

20

42

61

43

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Name: ____________________________________________ Skill: Subtraction (no regrouping)

Fairy Tale Subtraction


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blanks below to solve the riddle.

321
- 210

745
- 324

745
- 25

828
- 516

723
- 13

567
- 366

789
- 135

544
- 503

923
- 123

769
- 455

886
- 365

935
- 723

L 586
- 63

What did Cinderella fish wear to the underwater ball?


_____ _____ _____ _____ _____
710

421

111

720

314

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


521

523

41

312

212

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201

800

654

22

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Name: ____________________________________________ 3-Digit Subtraction (no regrouping)

Fairy Tale Subtraction ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blanks below to solve the riddle.

321
- 210
111

745
- 324
421

745
- 25
720

828
- 516
312

723
- 13
710

567
- 366
201

789
- 135
654

544
- 503
41

923
- 123
800

769
- 455
314

886
- 365
521

935
- 723
212

L 586
- 63
523

What did Cinderella fish wear to the underwater ball?


G

710

421

111

720

314

521

523

41

312

P
212

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E
201

R
800

S
654

23

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Name: ____________________________________________ 2-Digit Subtraction (Regrouping)

Catch that Squirrel!


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blank lines
below to solve the riddle.

21
- 8

47
- 28

90
- 19

57
- 21

75
- 27

33
- 8

51
-36

86
- 78

80
- 14

31
- 4

36
- 14

52
- 23

27
- 9

36
- 18

70
- 37

82
- 26

96
- 68

42
- 13

30
-27

75
- 8

74
- 23

77
- 35

86
- 47

39
- 18

What is the best way to catch a squirrel?


_________ _________ _________ _________ _________
66
19
20
51
56
_________ _________ _________ _________
25
29
71
33
_________ _________ _________
36
28
67
_________
3

_________
22

_________ _________ _________


8
13
42
_________ _________ _________ _________
15
49
21
29

_________ _________ _________


18
27
48

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Name: ____________________________________________ 2-Digit Subtraction (Regrouping)

Catch that Squirrel!


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blank lines
below to solve the riddle.

21
- 8
13

47
- 28
19

90
- 19
71

57
- 21
36

75
- 27
48

33
- 8
25

51
-36
15

86
- 78
8

80
- 14
66

31
- 4
27

36
- 14
22

52
- 23
29

27
- 9
18

36
- 18
20

70
- 37
33

82
- 26
56

96
- 68
28

42
- 13
29

30
-27
3

75
- 8
67

74
- 23
51

77
- 35
42

86
- 47
49

39
- 18
21

What is the best way to catch a squirrel?


C

66

19

20

51

56

22

25

29

71

33

36

28

67

15

49

21

29

18

27

48

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42

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Name: ____________________________________________

3-Digit Subtraction with regrouping

Rabbits on Vacation
Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blanks below to solve the riddle.

465
- 239

239
- 84

619
- 158

212
- 190

770
- 56

532
- 341

888
- 295

548
- 98

534
- 519

300
- 190

912
- 672

467
- 58

How do rabbits travel?


_____ _____
593

_____

155

15

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


191

240

409

226

450

110

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714

461

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Name: ____________________________________________

3-Digit Subtraction with regrouping

Rabbits on Vacation ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blank lines below to solve the riddle.

465
- 239
226

239
- 84
155

619
- 158
461

212
- 190
22

770
- 56
714

532
- 341
191

888
- 295
593

548
- 98
450

534
- 519
15

300
- 190
110

912
- 672
240

467
- 58
409

How do rabbits travel?


I

593

155

15

191

240

409

226

450

110

22

714

461

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Name: _________________________________________

3-Digit Subtraction with Zero

Garden Alien
Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blank lines below to solve the riddle.

405
- 189

700
- 23

200
- 74

600
- 186

506
- 239

723
- 604

101
- 14

705
- 229

706
- 347

901
- 86

307 O 602
- 89
- 317

100
- 49

508
- 309

400
- 188

E 900
- 9

300 W
204
- 106
- 128

What did the alien say to the flowers in the garden?


_____ _____ _____ _____
414

216

476

87

_____ _____
359

_____ _____
199

891

_____ _____ _____ _____

119

218

285

815

212

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ .


76

194

267

126

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51

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Name: _________________________________________

3-Digit Subtraction with Zero

Garden Alien ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blanks below to solve the riddle.

405
- 189
216

700
- 23
677

200
- 74
126

600
- 186
414

506
- 239
267

723
- 604
119

101
- 14
87

705
- 229
476

706
- 347
359

901
- 86
815

307 O 602
- 89
- 317
218
285

100
- 49
51

508
- 309
199

400
- 188
212

E 900
- 9
891

300 W
204
- 106
- 128
194
76

What did the alien say to the flowers in the garden?


T

414

216

476

T
359

87

199

891

O
119

218

285

815

212

76

194

267

126

677

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51

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Name: ____________________________________________

4-Digit Subtraction with Zero

Ha, Ha, Ha, Plop!


Subtract to find the differences.
Then, find the answer to the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.
O

3,000
- 234

5,000
- 657

6,050
- 170

5,000
- 544

8,008
- 444

3,006
- 543

7,000
- 765

9,000
- 245

1,100
- 99

4,040
- 105

2,000
- 654

1,500
- 914

4,000
- 237

5,600
- 88

3,000
- 18

6,700
- 176

5,090
- 213

1,003
- 430

9,500
- 664

8,000
- 706

9,203
- 456

3,050
- 634

1,400
- 304

3,000
- 999

4,600
- 464

What goes, Ha, ha, ha, plop?


_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______
2,463
2,766
1,346
7,564
2,982
4,136
3,935
_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______
4,343
5,880
8,755
586
6,235
573
2,001
7,294
_______ _______ _______
6,524
1,096
3,763

_______
1,001

_______ _______
5,512
8,836

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8,747
2,416
4,877

_______
4,456
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4-Digit Subtraction with Zero

Ha, Ha, Ha, Plop! ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences.
Then, find the answer to the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.
O

3,000
- 234
2,766

5,000
- 657
4,343

6,050
- 170
5,880

5,000
- 544
4,456

8,008
- 444
7,564

3,006
- 543
2,463

7,000
- 765
6,235

9,000
- 245
8,755

1,100
- 99
1,001

4,040
- 105
3,935

2,000
- 654
1,346

1,500
- 914
586

4,000
- 237
3,763

5,600
- 88
5,512

3,000
- 18
2,982

6,700
- 176
6,524

5,090
- 213
4,877

1,003
- 430
573

9,500
- 664
8,836

8,000
- 706
7,294

9,203
- 456
8,747

3,050
- 634
2,416

1,400
- 304
1,096

3,000
- 999
2,001

4,600
- 464
4,136

What goes, Ha, ha, ha, plop?


S

2,463

2,766

4,343

5,880

H
6,524

E
1,096

M
1,346

U
8,755

A
3,763

E
7,564

G
586

2,982

4,136

3,935

6,235

573

D
1,001

2,001

7,294

8,747

2,416

4,877

5,512

8,836

4,456

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Subtracting Money (regrouping)

The Hot Football Stadium


Find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blanks
below.

N $8.45
- 6.29

E $6.99
- 2.78

L $16.78
- 4.96

L $9.97
- 0.89

E $5.50
-3.45

E $2.39
- 0.59

E $12.21
- 3.08

S $3.45
- 1.92

T $7.57
- 3.49

O $6.30
-2.10

H $28.95 W $1.39
- 19.29
- 0.53

N $7.88
- 2.29

F $8.66
- 4.86

A $9.25
-7.43

R $11.45
- 1.09

G $0.99
- 0.97

$26.78
- 9.19

Why was the football stadium hot after the game was over?
Because

________ ________ ________


$1.82

________ ________ ________


$3.80
$17.59
$5.59

$11.82

________
$1.53

$9.08

________ ________ ________


$4.08

$9.66

$2.05

________ ________ ________ ________


$0.86
$9.13
$10.36
$1.80

________ ________ ________ ________


$0.02
$4.20
$2.16
$4.21
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Subtracting Money (regrouping)

The Hot Football Stadium ANSWER KEY


Find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blanks
below.

N $8.45
- 6.29
$2.16

E $6.99
- 2.78
$4.21

L $16.78
- 4.96
$11.82

L $9.97
- 0.89
$9.08

E $5.50
-3.45
$2.05

E $2.39
- 0.59
$1.80

E $12.21
- 3.08
$9.13

S $3.45
- 1.92
$1.53

T $7.57
- 3.49
$4.08

O $6.30
-2.10
$4.20

H $28.95 W $1.39
- 19.29
- 0.53
$9.66
$0.86

N $7.88
- 2.29
$5.59

F $8.66
- 4.86
$3.80

A $9.25
-7.43
$1.82

R $11.45
- 1.09
$10.36

G $0.99
- 0.97
$0.02

$26.78
- 9.19
$17.59

Why was the football stadium hot after the game was over?
Because

A
$1.82

F
$3.80

G
$0.02

A
$17.59

O
$4.20

L
$11.82

N
$5.59

N
$2.16

S
$1.53

$9.08

$4.08

H
$9.66

$0.86

$9.13

$10.36

E
$2.05

E
$1.80

E
$4.21

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Subtracting Money with Zeros

The Late Broom


Find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.

V $6.00
- 4.99

R $5.00
- 2.35

S $18.00
- 6.98

T $9.00
- 2.77

A $2.00
- 1.39

B $10.00
- 0.99

E $12.00
- 5.45

S $8.00
- 1.20

U $4.00
- 3.49

P $1.00
-0.24

T $23.00
- 9.99

O $3.00
- 0.58

W $7.00
-4.48

E $6.00
- 1.06

E $7.00
-1.40

I $14.00
- 4.39

E $9.00
- 8.97

$20.00
-11.39

Why was the broom late?


________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________
$9.01
$0.03
$8.61
$0.61
$0.51
$6.80
$4.94

________ ________
$9.61
$13.01

________ ________ ________ ________


$2.42
$1.01
$6.55
$2.65

________ ________ ________ ________


$11.02
$2.52
$5.60
$0.76
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$6.23
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Subtracting Money with Zeros

The Late Broom


Find the differences. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
below.

V $6.00
- 4.99
$1.01

R $5.00
- 2.35
$2.65

S $18.00
- 6.98
$11.02

T $9.00
- 2.77
$6.23

A $2.00
- 1.39
$0.61

B $10.00
- 0.99
$9.01

E $12.00
- 5.45
$6.55

S $8.00
- 1.20
$6.80

U $4.00
- 3.49
$0.51

P $1.00
-0.24
$0.76

T $23.00
- 9.99
$13.01

O $3.00
- 0.58
$2.42

W $7.00
-4.48
$2.52

E $6.00
- 1.06
$4.94

E $7.00
-1.40
$5.60

I $14.00
- 4.39
$9.61

E $9.00
- 8.97
$0.03

$20.00
-11.39
$8.61

Why was the broom late?


B

$9.01

$0.03

$.8.61

$0.61

$0.51

$6.80

$4.94

$9.61

$13.01

$2.42

$1.01

$6.55

$2.65

$11.02

$2.52

$5.60

P
$0.76

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$6.23

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Name: _________________________________________

Skill: Mental Subtraction

Locked Out Music Teacher


Subtract to find the differences. Then, match the letters to the blank lines below to
solve the riddle.

K 800 - 600 = ________

R 12,000 - 6,000 = ________

P 800 - 500 = ________

E 90 - 50 = ________

H 700 - 600 = ________

R 12,000 - 4,000 = ________

E 6,000 - 6,000 = ________

I 700 - 300 = ________

I 50 - 40 = ________

A 1,200 - 600 = ________

O 14,000 - 7,000 = ________

H 900 - 200 = ________

E 80 - 20 = ________

N 1,000 - 200 = ________

N 9,000 - 4,000 = ________

T 15,000 - 9,000 = ________

W 1,000 - 100 = ________

Y 90 - 10 = ________

S 1,000 - 500 = ________

E 17,000 - 7,000 = ________

E 10,000 - 1,000 = ________

Why was the music teacher locked out of her classroom?


Because

________

________

________

________

________

________

________

100

40

6,000

200

10,000

80

500

________
900

________
6,000

________
60

________
700

________
8,000

________
9,000

________
0

________
300

________
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________

10

5,000

________
600

________
800

________
7,000

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Name: _________________________________________

Skill: Mental Subtraction

Locked Out Music Teacher ANSWER KEY


Subtract to find the differences.
Then, match the letters to the blank lines below to solve the riddle.

K 800 - 600 = 200

R 12,000 - 6,000 = 6,000

P 800 - 500 = 300

E 90 - 50 = 40

H 700 - 600 = 100

R 12,000 - 4,000 = 8,000

E 6,000 - 6,000 = 0

I 700 - 300 = 400

I 50 - 40 = 10

A 1,200 - 600 = 600

O 14,000 - 7,000 = 7,000

H 900 - 200 = 700

E 80 - 20 = 60

N 1,000 - 200 = 800

N 9,000 - 4,000 = 5,000

T 15,000 - 9,000 = 6,000

W 1,000 - 100 = 900

Y 90 - 10 = 80

S 1,000 - 500 = 500

E 17,000 - 7,000 = 10,000

E 10,000 - 1,000 = 900

Why was the music teacher locked out of her classroom?


Because

H
100

900

60

40

6,000

200

E
10,000

80

500

8,000

10

5,000

6,000

700

9,000

300

400

600

800

7,000

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Name: ____________________________________________

Basic Multiplication Facts 0 - 9

A twip?
Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters
to the blank lines below.
H

2 W 8
x2
x9

7
x9

9
x6

7
x5

9
x5

4
x3

2
x3

4
x2

2
x1

8
x5

4
x9

6
x7

5
x4

4
x7

1 W 2 W 6
x1
x5
x5

2 A 7
x8
x2

5
x1

8
x8

8
x0

3 W 9
x8
x3

7 W 8
x7
x7

3
x6

7
x3

5
x5

4
x8

6
x8

1
x7

What's a twip?
_____ _____ _____ _____
27

63

_____

20

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


12

40

45

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


30

48

21

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

14

49

72

54

36

_____ _____ _____ _____


56

18

_____
7

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16

25

_____ _____

28

_____ _____ _____ _____


32

10

24

42

_____
35

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Basic Multiplication Facts 0 - 9

A twip? ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters
to the blank lines below.
H

2 W 8
x2
x9
4
72

7
x9
63

9
x6
54

7
x5
35

9
x5
45

4
x3
12

2
x3
6

4
x2
8

2
x1
2

8
x5
40

4
x9
36

6
x7
42

5
x4
20

4
x7
28

1 W 2 W 6
x1
x5
x5
1
10
30

2 A 7
x8
x2
16
14

5
x1
5

8
x8
64

8
x0
0

3 W 9
x8
x3
24
27

S7 W 8
x7
x7
49
56

3
x6
18

7
x3
21

5
x5
25

4
x8
32

6
x8
48

1
x7
7

What's a twip?
W

27

63

20

14

72

54

36

16

25

12

40

45

56

18

64

28

42

30

48

21

49

32

10

24

35

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Basic Multiplication Facts 1 - 12

The Girl Who Ate Her Homework


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
T

2
x4

9
x3

7
x6

E 12 K 9
x11
x4

4
x8

5
x4

0
x7

3
x3

A 12 S 8
x12
x5

5
x9

H 11
x9

4 W 2
x7
x9

F 12
x7

E 11 O 4
x5
x4

3
x4

5
x5

8
x9

E 12
x8

3
x5

7
x1

7
x7

8
x8

E 10
x7

2
x7

E 10
x8

A 11
x1

2
x2

8
x3

6
x5

7
x8

9
x7

P 11
x8

2
x5

I 12 T 11
x9
x 11

9 O 8
x6
x6

Why did the girl eat her homework?


_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____
27

132

32

11

64

_____ _____ _____

80

54

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


8

42

49

15

_____ _____ _____


99

28

30

70

72

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


88

108

25

55

56

121

48

24

_____ _____ _____

12

18

_____ _____
16

20

_____ _____ _____ _____

_____ _____

10

96

84

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_____

40

144

_____ _____ _____ _____


0

45

36

63

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Name: ____________________________________________

Basic Multiplication Facts 1 - 12

The Girl Who Ate Her Homework ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.
T

2
x4
8

9
x3
27

7
x6
42

E 12 K 9
x11
x4
132
36

4
x8
32

5
x4
20

0
x7
0

3
x3
9

A 12 S 8
x12
x5
144
40

5
x9
45

H 11
x9
99

4 W 2
x7
x9
28
18

F 12
x7
84

E 11 O 4
x5
x4
55
16

5
x5
25

3
x5
15

7
x1
7

7
x7
49

3
x4
12

8
x8
64

8
x9
72

E 12
x8
48

E 10
x7
70

2
x7
14

E 10
x8
80

A 11
x1
11

2
x2
4

8
x3
24

6
x5
30

7
x8
56

9
x7
63

P 11
x8
88
R

2
x5
10

I 12 T 11
x9
x 11
108

121

9 O 8
x6
x6
54
48

Why did the girl eat her homework?


B

27

132

32

11

64

80

54

96

20

42

49

99

28

10

72

12

18

14

40

144

88

108

25

55

15

30

70

56

121

48

24

O
16

84

45

36

63

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Name: ____________________________________________ 2-Digit by 1-Digit Multiplication

The Animal that Jumps Higher Than a House


Find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.

25
x 2

32
x 7

51
x 8

76
x 4

88
x 4

19
x 5

27
x 5

31
x 9

33
x 8

78
x 3

16
x 2

40
x 5

65
x 3

22
x 4

43
x 6

87
x 8

56
x 8

43
x 9

65
x 5

33
x 6

27
x 9

37
x 3

50
x 5

44
x 6

24
x 7

15
x 6

93
x 9

54
x 2

87
x 8

91
x 7

What animal can jump higher than a house?


_____ _____ _____
135

195

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

325

304

234

408

108

837

637

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


90

50

95

32

448

111

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


279

200

243

696

264

352

250

_____ _____ _____ ' _____


696

168

258

88

_____ _____ _____ _____


387

264

224

198

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The Animal that Jumps Higher Than a House


Find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines below.

25
x 2
50

32
x 7
224

51
x 8
408

76
x 4
304

88
x 4
352

19
x 5
95

27
x 5
135

31
x 9
279

33
x 8
264

78
x 3
234

16
x 2
32

40
x 5
200

65
x 3
195

22
x 4
88

43
x 6
258

87
x 8
696

56
x 8
448

43
x 9
387

65
x 5
325

33
x 6
198

27
x 9
243

37
x 3
111

50
x 5
250

44
x 6
264

24
x 7
168

15
x 6
90

93
x 9
837

54
x 2
108

87
x 8
696

91
x 7
637

What animal can jump higher than a house?


A
135

304

234

195

325

90

50

95

32

448

408

108

837

637

111

250

279

200

243

696

264

352

696

168

387

264

224

198

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N '
258

T
88

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3-Digit by 1-Digit Multiplication

The Invisible Man Goes to the Doctor


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
O

134
x 5

223
x 6

413
x 8

976
x 9

287
x 4

908
x 2

232
x 5

144
x 7

622
x 8

107
x 7

567
x 3

400
x 4

167
x 3

444
x 4

500
x 7

128
x 4

349
x 8

987
x 0

987
x 1

546
x 2

756
x 9

128
x 2

600
x 3

510
x 6

What did the doctor say to the invisible man?


_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ ,
1,816

1,338

1,008

_____ _____ _____ ' _____


1,800

6,804

512

1,776

3,304

1,160

8,784

2,792

_____ _____ _____


1,600

501

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


3,500

_____

987

749

1,148

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_____ _____ _____


256

3,060

1,092

_____ _____ _____ .


1,701

670

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3-Digit by 1-Digit Multiplication

The Invisible Man Goes to the Doctor ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
O

134
x 5
670

223
x 6
1,338

413
x 8
3,304

976
x 9
8,784

287
x 4
1,148

908
x 2
1,816

232
x 5
1,160

144
x 7
1,008

622
x 8
4,976

107
x 7
749

567
x 3
1,701

400
x 4
1,600

167
x 3
501

444
x 4
1,776

500
x 7
3,500

128
x 4
512

349
x 8
2,792

987
x 0
0

987
x 1
987

546
x 2
1,092

756
x 9
6,804

128
x 2
256

600
x 3
1,800

510
x 6
3,060

What did the doctor say to the invisible man?


S
1,816

1,800

6,804

N '
512

3,500

3,304

1,338

1,008

1,776

1,160

G
8,784

1,600

749

1,148

Y ,

987

2,792

501

4,976

256

3,060

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1,701

O
670

U
1,092

W .
0
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Multiplying Money (by a 1-Digit Factor)

A Cow's Night Out!


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.

S $3.45
x
3

O $2.26
x
5

O $6.32
x
2

H $9.18
x
4

T $3.62
x
8

O $2.08
x
6

$7.99
x
2

E $0.02
x
8

O $0.86
x
7

U $5.63
x
3

E $7.63
x
7

$4.00
x
8

O $5.55
x
7

O $7.34
x
6

I $6.20
x
4

Where do cows go on a Saturday night?


________ ________
$15.98
$11.30

________ ________ ________


$28.96
$36.72
$0.16

________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________


$32.00
$12.64
$12.48
$38.85
$6.02
$44.04
$16.80

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________ ________ ________


$10.20
$53.41 $10.35

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Multiplying Money (by a 1-Digit Factor)

A Cow's Night Out! ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.

S $3.45
x
3

O $2.26
x
5

O $6.32
x
2

H $9.18
x
4

T $3.62
x
8

$10.35

$11.30

$12.64

$36.72

$28.96

$7.99
x
2

E $0.02
x
8

O $0.86
x
7

U $5.63
x
3

$15.98

$0.16

$6.02

$16.89

$4.00
x
8

O $5.55
x
7

O $7.34
x
6

I $6.20
x
4

$32.00

$38.85

$44.04

$10.20

O $2.08
x
6

$12.48

E $7.63
x
7

$53.41

Where do cows go on a Saturday night?


T

$15.98

M
$32.00

$11.30

$12.64

$12.48

$38.85

$28.96

$36.72

$0.16

$6.02

$44.04

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$16.80

I
$10.20

E
$53.41

S
$10.35

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2-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The Singing Bumble Bee


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.

24
x 13

46
x 37

98
x 12

18
x 54

72
x 40

65 A
x 25

43 N
36
x 27
x 36

70
x 52

33
x 41

60 O
x 50

19 G
76
x 35
x 44

94
x 83

What do you call a singing bee?


________ ________
1,161
1,296

________ ________ ________ ________ ________


665
3,000
1,625
2,880
1,176

________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________


312
1,702
3,640
7,802
3,344
1,353
972

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2-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The Singing Bumble Bee ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.

24
x 13

46
x 37

312

1,702

98
x 12

18
x 54

1,176

65 A
x 25

43 N
36
x 27
x 36

1,625

1,161

60 O
x 50

19 G
76
x 35
x 44

3,000

972

1,296

665

2,880

70
x 52

3,640

3,344

72
x 40

33
x 41
1,353

94
x 83
7,802

What do you call a singing bee?


A

1,161

1,296

665

3,000

1,625

2,880

1,176

S
312

T
1,702

3,640

7,802

3,344

1,353

972

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3-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The 12 inch nose!


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.

113
x 23

333
x 44

903
x 68

962
x 48

868
x 78

421
x 35

826
x 34

613
x 39

133
x 84

778
x 30

116
x 32

388
x 27

868
x 73

967
x 24

547
x 27

912
x 44

501
x 34

202
x 96

Why can't a nose be12 inches long?


_____ _____ _____ _____
14,652

23,907

23,208

_____ _____

19,392

2,599

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


63,364

17,034

40,128

67,704

28,084

_____ _____

11,172

10,476

3,712

_____
14,769

_____ _____ _____ _____


23,340 46,176 61,404 14,735
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3-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The 12 inch nose! ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines below.

113
x 23
2,599

333
x 44
14,652

903
x 68
61,404

962
x 48
46,176

868
x 78
67,704

421
x 35
14,735

826
x 34
28,084

613
x 39
23,907

133
x 84
11,172

778
x 30
23,340

116
x 32
3,712

388
x 27
10,476

868
x 73
63,364

967
x 24
23,208

547
x 27
14,769

912
x 44
40,128

501
x 34
17,034

202
x 96
19,392

Why can't a nose be12 inches long?


T

14,652

W
63,364

23,907

O
17,034

E
23,208

U
40,128

N
19,392

L
67,704

2,599

28,084

D
11,172

10,476

3,712

14,769

23,340 46,176 61,404 14,735


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4-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The Crazy Clock


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.

I 4,567
x
13

1,432
x
54

2,056
x
27

1,653
x
81

C 9,554
x
45

2,657
x
38

5,901
x
11

1,799
x
32

U 9,889
x
16

3,654
x
24

7,219
x
43

2,105
x
67

How do you know if your clock is crazy?


_____ _____

_____ _____ _____ _____ ,

59,371

141,035

100,966

87,696

64,911

55,512

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ !


429,930

158,224

133,893

57,568

77,328

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310,417
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4-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

The Crazy Clock ANSWER KEY


Multiply to find the products. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters next to
the blank lines at the bottom of the page.

4,567
x
13
59,371

1,432
x
54
77,328

2,056
x
27
55,512

1,653
x
81
133,893

9,554
x
45
429,930

2,657
x
38
100,966

5,901
x
11
64,911

1,799
x
32
57,568

9,889
x
16
158,224

3,654
x
24
87,696

7,219
x
43
310,417

2,105
x
67
141,035

How do you know if your clock is crazy?


I

59,371

100,966

G
141,035

87,696

64,911

429,930

158,224

133,893

57,568

O
77,328

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55,512

310,417

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Division Basic Facts w/ Divisors up to 12

Four Wheels and Flies


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
A

35 7 = ________

42 7 = ________

54 6 = ________

1 1 = ________

18 9 = ________

32 8 = ________

24 8 = ________

72 9 = ________

28 4 = ________

0 5 = ________

121 11 = ________

100 10 = ________

72 6 = ________

What has 4 wheels and flies?


_____

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____


8

10

11

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Division Basic Facts w/ Divisors up to 12

Four Wheels and Flies ANSWER KEY


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
A

35 7 = 5

42 7 = 6

54 6 = 9

11=1

18 9 = 2

32 8 = 4

24 8 = 3

72 9 = 8

E 28 4 = 7

05=0

121 11 = 11

100 10 = 10

72 6 = 12

What has 4 wheels and flies?


A

11

12

T
8

R
9

U
10

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Division Basic Facts - Missing Dividends

Salt Water Sharks


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
M

________ 8 = 8

________ 6 = 8

________ 3 = 3

________ 3 = 7

________ 5 = 8

________ 1 = 7

________ 7 = 9

________ 7 = 4

________ 9 = 3

________ 7 = 8

________ 9 = 9

________ 7 = 7

N ________ 2 = 6

________ 6 = 5

________ 5 = 7

________ 6 = 7

________ 3 = 8

________ 4 = 8

________ 4 = 9

________ 9 = 5

________ 6 = 9

Why do sharks only swim in salt water?


Because

____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____


32

42

35

24

_____ _____ _____ _____


54

27

21

64

36

____ ____ ____ ____ ____

28

45

81

63

49

40

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____


30

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48

56

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Division Basic Facts - Missing Dividends

Salt Water Sharks ANSWER KEY


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
M

64 8 = 8

48 6 = 8

93=3

21 3 = 7

40 5 = 8

71=7

63 7 = 9

28 7 = 4

27 9 = 3

56 7 = 8

81 9 = 9

49 7 = 7

12 2 = 6

30 6 = 5

35 5 = 7

42 6 = 7

24 3 = 8

32 4 = 8

36 4 = 9

45 9 = 5

54 6 = 9

Why do sharks only swim in salt water?


Because

P
32

42

35

24

36

28

45

81

63

49

40

54

27

21

64

30

12

48

56

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Division: 1-Digit Quotients with Remainders

The Happy Chess Player


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
K

I
6 ?27

F
7 ?50

N
4 ?18

F
2 ?9

9 ?86

T
6 ?51

H
7 ?60

4 ?31

8 ?70

5 ?32

8 ?27

A
8 ?15

5 ?12

K
3 ?25

N
5 ?16

6 ?22

What makes a chess player happy?


_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______
1r1
2 r2
3r1
3r3
3r4
4r1

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______


4r3
6r2
7r1
7r3
8r1
8r3

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4r2

_______ _______ _______


8r4
8r6
9r5

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Division: 1-Digit Quotients with Remainders

The Happy Chess Player


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
K

4r3
6 ?27

4r2

7r1
7 ?50

6r2

4 ?18

5 ?32

8r6
8 ?70

4r1

7r3
4 ?31

9r5

2 ?9

9 ?86

3r3
8 ?27

8r3
6 ?51

1r7
8 ?15

8r4
7 ?60

8r1
3 ?25

3r1
5 ?16

2r2
5 ?12

3r4
6 ?22

What makes a chess player happy?


T

1r1

2 r2

3r1

3r3

3r4

4r1

4r2

K
4r3

N
6r2

7r1

7r3

8r1

8r3

8r4

8r6

9r5

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Division: 2-Digit Quotients without Remainders

The Sleeping Bull


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
L

E
5

235

Z
5

480

623

219

L
4

148

106

175

A
8

304

220

D
9

549

What do you call a sleeping bull?


_______
25

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______


37
38
47
53
55
61
73
89
96

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Division: 2-Digit Quotients without Remainders

The Sleeping Bull


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
L

47
235

96
480

61
549

89
623

73
219

37
148

38
304

55
220

53
106

25
175

What do you call a sleeping bull?


A

25

37

U
38

47

53

55

61

73

89

96

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Division: 2-Digit Quotients with Remainders

The Cow on the Front Lawn


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
O

M
9

708

L
2

177

205

231

W
6

400

312

604

O
4

207

692

E
7

144

What do you call a cow eating grass on your front lawn?


_______
20 r4

_______ _______ _______ _______


25 r6
51 r3
62 r2
66 r4

_______ _______ _______ - _______ _______


68 r1
78 r6
86 r2
86 r4
88 r1

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Division: 2-Digit Quotients with Remainders

The Cow on the Front Lawn


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
O

78 r6
708

88 r1
177

20 r4
144

68 r1
205

25 r6
231

66 r4
400

51 r3
207

86 r4
692

62 r2
312

86 r2
604

What do you call a cow eating grass on your front lawn?


A
20 r4

L
25 r6

A W
51 r3

62 r2

N
66 r4

M
68 r1

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78 r6

O- E
86 r2

86 r4

R
88 r1

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Long Division w/ 4-Digit Dividends

A Cat's Breakfast
Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
C

I
4

3,678

I
3 1,165

I
5

3,182

4,983

3,675

2,562

S
8

2,488

2,595

P
3

2,214

8 6,499

E
8

2,760

2,674

What do cats eat for breakfast?


_______ _______ _______ _______
738

612 r3

919 r2

534 r4

_______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______


345

636 r2

427

388 r1

812 r3

711 r6

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519

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Long Division w/ 4-Digit Dividends

A Cat's Breakfast ANSWER KEY


Divide to find the quotients. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the
blank lines at the bottom of the page.
C

919 r2

3,678

711 r6
4,983

612 r3
6 3,675

427
6 2,562

388 r1

3 1,165

636 r2

5 3,182

311

2,488

738

3 2,214

345

2,760

519

2,595

812 r3

8 6,499

534 r4

5 2,674

What do cats eat for breakfast?


M

738

612 r3

C
919 r2

E
534 r4

345

636 r2

427

388 r1

812 r3

711 r6

311

519

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 4 Digits)

Dirty Bats
Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.
five thousand, twenty-seven - ______________ (T)
five thousand, two hundred seventy - ______________ (T)
three thousand, six hundred sixteen - ______________ (A)
three thousand, six hundred sixty - ______________ (B)
two thousand, one hundred thirty-two - ______________ (H)
two thousand, one hundred two - ______________ (E)
one thousand, five hundred thirty-six - ______________ (U)
one thousand, thirty six - ______________ (B)
nine thousand, four hundred nineteen - ______________ (T)
nine thousand, four hundred nine - ______________ (O)
eight thousand, eight hundred eighty eight - ______________ (T)

Where do dirty bats go to clean themselves?


________ ________
8,888

________ ________ ________

9,409

9,419

________ ________ ________


3,660

3,616

2,132

2,102

________ ________ ________

5,027

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5,270

1,536

1,036

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 4 Digits)

Dirty Bats
Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.
five thousand, twenty-seven - 5,027 (T)
five thousand, two hundred seventy - 5,270 (T)
three thousand, six hundred sixteen - 3,616 (A)
three thousand, six hundred sixty - 3,660 (B)
two thousand, one hundred thirty-two - 2,132 (H)
two thousand, one hundred two - 2,102 (E)
one thousand, five hundred thirty-six - 1,536 (U)
one thousand, thirty six - 1,036 (B)
nine thousand, four hundred nineteen - 9,419 (T)
nine thousand, four hundred nine - 9,409 (O)
eight thousand, eight hundred eighty eight - 8,888 (T)

Where do dirty bats go to clean themselves?


T
8,888

B
3,660

9,409

A
3,616

9,419

2,132

2,102

5,027

5,270

1,536

1,036

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 5 Digits)

Teddy Bear's Dinner


Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.

six thousand, ten - ______________ (F)


sixty thousand, one hundred - ______________ (I)
sixteen thousand, one - ______________ (F)
six thousand, one hundred one - ______________ (M)
sixteen thousand, ten - ______________ (E)
sixty thousand, eleven - ______________ (S)
sixty thousand, one - ______________ (D)
six thousand, one - ______________ (T)
sixty thousand, one hundred eleven - ______________ (U)

What did the teddy bear say after dinner?


______ ' ______
60,100

6,101

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______


60,011

6,001

60,111

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16,001

6,010

16,010

60,001

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 5 Digits)

Teddy Bear's Dinner


Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.

six thousand, ten - 6,010 (F)


sixty thousand, one hundred - 60,100 (I)
sixteen thousand, one - 16,001 (F)
six thousand, one hundred one - 6,101 (M)
sixteen thousand, ten - 16,010 (E)
sixty thousand, eleven - 60,011 (S)
sixty thousand, one - 60,001 (D)
six thousand, one - 6,001 (T)
sixty thousand, one hundred eleven - 60,011 (U)

What did the teddy bear say after he ate dinner?


I
60,100

' M
6,101

S
60,011

T
6,001

60,111

16,001

6,010

16,010

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60,001

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 7 Digits)

The Anxious Ogre


Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.
two million, two hundred thousand, two - ______________ (A)
two million, two hundred twenty thousand, twenty-two - ______________ (E)
two hundred thousand, two hundred twenty-two - ______________ (N)
two million, two hundred thousand, two hundred - ______________ (S)
two hundred two thousand, two - ______________ (H)
two million, twenty thousand, two hundred - ______________ (R)
twenty thousand, two - ______________ (R)
two hundred twenty-two thousand, two hundred twenty-two - ______________ (S)
two million, two thousand - ______________ (U)
two million, two hundred twenty - ______________ (O)
two hundred twenty thousand - ______________ (V)
twenty-two thousand, two hundred twenty - ______________ (E)
two million - ______________ (K)

What do you call an anxious ogre?


________
2,200,002

________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________


200,222

2,220,022

2,020,200

220,000

2,000,220

2,002,000

222,222

________ ________ ________ ________ ________


2,200,200

202,002

20,002

22,220

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2,000,000

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Writing Big Numbers (Up to 7 Digits)

The Anxious Ogre


Write each number. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters to the blank lines
at the bottom of the page.
two million, two hundred thousand, two - 2,200,002 (A)
two million, two hundred twenty thousand, twenty-two - 2,220,022 (E)
two hundred thousand, two hundred twenty-two - 200,222 (N)
two million, two hundred thousand, two hundred - 2,200,200 (S)
two hundred two thousand, two - 202,002 (H)
two million, twenty thousand, two hundred - 2,020,200 (R)
twenty thousand, two - 20,002 (R)
two hundred twenty-two thousand, two hundred twenty-two - 222,222 (S)
two million, two thousand - 2,002,000 (U)
two million, two hundred twenty - 2,000,220 (O)
two hundred twenty thousand - 220,000 (V)
twenty-two thousand, two hundred twenty - 22,220 (E)
two million - 2,000,000 (K)

What do you call an anxious ogre?


A
2,200,002

200,222

S
2,200,200

2,220,022

2,020,200

220,000

2,000,220

2,002,000

222,222

22,220

2,000,000

H
202,002

20,002

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Place Value / Value of Underlined Digit

The Scared Six


Write the value of each underlined digit. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.

12,345 - ________

51,321 - ________

45,123 - ________

8,926 - ________

6,432 - ________

23,497 -________

32,754 - ________

15,670 - ________

E 78,135 - ________

24,078 - ________

13,467 - ________

67,841 - ________

Why was six afraid of seven?


Because

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


40,000

4,000

______ ______ ______


600

30

300

40

60

______ ______ ______ ______


3,000

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30,000

20

8,000

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Place Value / Value of Underlined Digit

The Scared Six


Write the value of each underlined digit. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.

12,345 - 300

51,321 - 20

45,123 - 40,000

8,926 - 6

6,432 - 30

23,497 - 3,000

32,754 - 30,000

15,670 - 600

E 78,135 - 8,000

24,078 - 4,000

13,467 - 60

67,841 - 40

Why was six afraid of seven?


Because

40,000

4,000

40

60

600

30

300

3,000

30,000

20

8,000

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Roman Numerals

When Ghosts Drive Cars


Roman Numeral

Standard Number

10

50

100

1,000

Write the standard number next to each Roman numeral. Then, solve the riddle by
matching the letters in ( ) to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
(H) IX - _______

(E) VII - _______

(S) XVI - _______

(B) IV - _______

(Y) L - _______

(S) XL - _______

(K) XXIX - _______

(L) CCVII - _______

(E) LXI - _______

(E) XXIII - _______

(T) XLIX - _______

(T) XXII - ______

(L) CIV - _______

(A)

LVI - _______

(E) M - _______

(H)

MCC - ______

(O)

XLV - _______

(O) XXXIII - _______

(E)

CM - ______

(B)

CLXVI - _______

(T)

MMI- ______

(T)

III - _______

(I) LV - _______
(R) MIV - _______

What do ghosts do when they get into a car?


______ ______ ______ ______
3

______ ______ ______ - ______ ______ ______

50

33

45

29

207

1,000

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


2,001

1,200

61

55

1,004

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______


16

23

56

49

166

1,900

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104

1,000

40

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Roman Numerals

When Ghosts Drive Cars


Roman Numeral

Standard Number

10

50

100

1,000

Write the standard number next to each Roman numeral. Then, solve the riddle by
matching the letters in ( ) to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
(H) IX - 9

(E) VII - 7

(S) XVI - 16

(B) IV - 4

(Y) L - 50

(S) XL - 40

(K) XXIX - 29

(L) CCVII - 207

(E) LXI - 61

(E) XXIII - 23

(T) XLIX - 49

(T) XXII - 22

(L) CIV - 104

(A)

LVI - 56

(E) M - 1,000

(H)

MCC - 1,200

(O)

XLV - 45

(O) XXXIII - 33

(E)

CM - 1,900

(B)

CLXVI - 166

(T)

MMI- 2,001

(T)

III - 3

(I) LV - 55
(R) MIV - 1,004

What do ghosts do when they get into a car?


T

O -

50

33

45

29

207

1,000

T
2,001

1,200

61

55

1,004

16

23

56

49

166

1,900

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104

1,000

40

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Rounding to the Nearest 10


(2 and 3-Digit Numbers)

Humpty Dumpty's Great Fall


Round each number to the nearest ten. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters
to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
M

27 - _____

51 - _____

65 - _____

94 - _____

97 - _____

75 - _____

55 - _____

36 - _____

19 - _____

7 - _____

3 - _____

134 - _____

345 - _____

250 - _____

423 - _____

198 - _____

435 - _____

714 - _____

506 - _____

139 - _____

148 - _____

450 - _____

455 - _____

473 - _____

696 - _____

Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall?


______ ______
90

______ ______ ______ ______

40

30

60

80

______ ______ ______


20

______ ______

70

50

100

______ ______ ______

10

350

440

420

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


450

710

470

700

460

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


150

130

140

250

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510

______
200

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Rounding to the Nearest 10


(2 and 3-Digit Numbers)

Humpty Dumpty's Great Fall


Round each number to the nearest ten. Then, solve the riddle by matching the letters
to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
M

27 - 30

51 - 50

65 - 70

94 - 90

97 - 100

75 - 80

55 - 60

36 - 40

19 - 20

7 - 10

3-0

134 - 130

345 - 350

250 - 250

423 - 420

198 - 200

435 - 440

714 - 710

506 - 510

139 - 140

148 - 150

450 - 450

455 - 460

473 - 470

696 - 700

Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall?


T

90

40

30

60

80

70

50

100

20

10

350

440

420

450

710

470

700

460

150

130

140

250

510

200

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Rounding to the Nearest Hundred


(3 and 4-Digit Numbers)

Cookies in Bed
Round each number to the nearest hundred. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
D

105 - ______

501 - ______

150 - ______

364 - ______

841 - ______

328 - ______

613 - ______

664 - ______

949 - ______

34 - ______

986 - ______

7,342 - ______

2,220 - ______

3,497 - ______

8,265 - ______

2,372 - ______

8,190 - ______

8,428 - ______

9,116 - ______

3,876 - ______

3,779 - ______

3,720 - ______

1,462 - ______

1,877 - ______

1,993 - ______

2,301 - ______

Why did the girl put cookies under her pillow?


______ ______
500

______

700

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______

3,500

3,900

______ ______
900

2,300

3,700

2,400

1,900

______ ______ ______ ______

1,500

8,300

3,800

200

300

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


8,200

2,000

1,000

800

400

______ ______ ______ ______ ______


100

7,300

8,400

9,100

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2,200

______
600

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Rounding to the Nearest Hundred


(3 and 4-Digit Numbers)

Cookies in Bed
Round each number to the nearest hundred. Then, solve the riddle by matching the
letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
D

105 - 100

501 - 500

150 - 200

364 - 400

841 - 800

328 - 300

613 - 600

664 - 700

949 - 900

34 - 0

986 - 1,000

7,342 - 7,300

2,220 - 2,200

3,497 - 3,500

8,265 - 8,300

2,372 - 2,400

8,190 - 8,200

8,428 - 8,400

9,116 - 9,100

3,876 - 3,900

3,779 - 3,800

3,720 - 3,700

1,462 - 1,500

1,877 - 1,900

1,993 - 2,000

2,301 - 2,300

Why did the girl put cookies under her pillow?


S

500

700

E
3,500

900

1,500

2,300

3,700

2,400

8,200

100

3,900

8,300

S
D

3,800

200

300

2,000

1,000

800

400

R
7,300

E
8,400

9,100

2,200

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1,900

S
600

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Rounding to the Nearest Dollar

The Bird Who Got In Trouble


Round each money amount to the nearest dollar. Then, solve the riddle by matching
the letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
T $9.56 - _______

S $4.38 - _______

A $2.69 - _______

T $0.57 - _______

I $0.29 - _______

A $6.34 - _______

G $8.18 - _______

U $6.75 - _______

C $4.50 - _______

W $1.60 - _______

H $9.47 - _______

T $10.99 - ______

E $14.22 - _______

$23.54 - _______

I $18.11 - _______

$36.06 - ______

$22.85 - _______

E $14.50 - _______

T $16.39 - _______

$33.00 - _______

T $26.99 - _______

G $20.45 - _______

$19.04 - _______

O $20.59 - _______

E $29.53 - _______

W $12.40 - _______

Why did the bird get in trouble at school?


______ ______
$0

______ ______ ______

$1

$2

$3

$4

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______


$5

$6

$7

$8

$9

$10

______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______


$11

$12

______ ______
$21

$23

$14

$15

______
$24

$16

$18

$19

$20

______ ______ ______ ______


$27

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$30

$33

$36

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Rounding to the Nearest Dollar

The Bird Who Got In Trouble


Round each money amount to the nearest dollar. Then, solve the riddle by matching
the letters to the blank lines at the bottom of the page.
T $9.56 - $10

S $4.38 - $4

A $2.69 - $3

T $0.57 - $1

I $0.29 - $0

A $6.34 - $6

G $8.18 - $8

U $6.75 - $7

C $4.50 - $5

W $1.60 - $2

H $9.47 - $9

T $10.99 - $11

E $14.22 - $14

$23.54 - $24

I $18.11 - $18

T $36.06 - $36

$22.85 - $23

E $14.50 - $15

T $16.39 - $16

$33.00 - $33

T $26.99 - $27

G $20.45 - $20

$19.04 - $19

O $20.59 - $21

E $29.53 - $30

W $12.40 - $12

Why did the bird get in trouble at school?

T
$11

O
$21

$0

$1

$2

$3

$4

$5

$6

U
$7

G
$8

H
$9

$12

$14

$15

$16

$18

$23

$24

$27

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$30

T
$10

N
$19

G
$20

$33

$36

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