## Word Problem Database

### Challenge Problems

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Ron hides his money in 3 different jars.

The first jar has $3 in it.

The second jar has double that amount.

The third jar has $4 less than the second jar.

How much money does Ron have altogether?

Mindy has a total of 12 pennies in two pockets.

She wants to have the same number of pennies in each pocket.

To do that, Mindy has to move 2 pennies from her left pocket to her right one.

How many pennies were in her left pocket at first?

Tracey and Paula went rock hunting.

They found 11 rocks altogether.

Tracey found 3 more rocks than Paula.

How many rocks did Tracey find?

Diane's father gave her 6 pennies on Monday.

He then gave her 3 pennies every day for the next 4 days.

How many pennies did Diane have then?

Freddy the Frog entered a hopping race.

The finish line was 15 inches away.

He hopped 7 inches forward. Then he hopped 4 inches more.

He got confused and hopped 5 inches backward.

How far away was Freddy from the finish line then?