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FRANK. My birthday is next Saturday and Mother
says that I may have a party and may invite 16 children.
Kate. Let us plan what we shall have to eat.
Frank. I want ice cream.
Kate. Yes. We shall need a gallon. That is
quarts. Mother will make it for us, so we shall not have to buy it.
Frank. Let us buy some little cakes.
We shall need
Kate. They are 20 cents a dozen.
11 dozen. That will cost
Frank. Everybody likes oranges.
Let us have
KATE. Oranges are 30 cents a dozen. 13 dozen
Frank. I want some nuts, too.
Kate. We can get some for 20 cents a pound. Two
pounds will cost cents.
Frank. We must not forget the candy.
Kate. I like good stick candy. That is 25 cents a
pound. Two pounds will cost cents.
1 pie cost 20 cents.
KATE. Frank, can you add 23 and 22?
I don't think I can.
That is not very
I will show you how. Write it on the board,
3 and 2 are
See where I write it? The numbers in the next column are tens. 2 tens and 2 tens are tens. I will put the 4 in the tens column. The answer is
FRANK. I think I can add now.
Kate. Add 32 and 20.
Frank. I will write it on the board.
2 and 0 are
3 tens and 2 tens are