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The height of a building measured in feet is 196 more than its height measured in yards. What is the height of the building in feet?
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The sum of a number and five more than that number is 47. What is the number?
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Hermie doesn't want to celebrate Christmas on December 25th, so he suggested moving it to a date n days later. Rudolph protested that then Christmas wouldn't happen as often.
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I have a sheet of paper with three integers written on it. If I add them together, I have a sum of 38.
Two of the numbers differ by one. One of the three numbers is 11.
What is the largest possible integer that could be written on the paper?
Next year, Martha will be three times as old as she was 17 years ago. How old is Martha now?
I have a problem with dry erase markers disappearing from my classroom. A third of my markers were stolen by a student, and then one of my co-workers "borrowed" four markers. After that I realized that half of the remaining markers didn't work, so I threw them away.
In the end, I just had two markers left.
How many did I start with?
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