## Word Problem Database

### Challenge Problems

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Alex, Brad, Calvin, and Dennis are playing checkers.

Each of the 4 boys played 2 games with every other player.

How many games of checkers were played altogether?

A box of apples was delivered to Paul's Pies and Cakes.

He put half of the apples aside for a pie he would make later.

He put 25 of the remaining apples in the refrigerator.

That left 6 apples to use in his muffins.

How many apples were in the box at first?

Megan and her sister, Tara, wanted to buy a scooter for $26.

Tara had $4 more than Megan.

Together they had enough money to buy the scooter.

How much money did Tara have?

Evan delivers packages in a building.

He started on the first floor and went up 7 floors.

He went down 3 floors and then up 16 floors.

Then he was only 2 floors away from the top of the building.

How many floors are in the building altogether?

Jake bought a book of tickets for the rides at Fun Land.

8 of the tickets were red.

There were twice as many blue tickets as red tickets.

Jake used all 6 of his yellow tickets first.

How many tickets did Jake buy in all?