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## Spectrum Math Grade 3 Chapter 1 Lesson 1.10 Problem Solving Answers Key

**Solve each problem.**

Question 1.

Mrs. Lopez has 32 rose bushes in her garden. If 14 are not blooming, how many are blooming?

Mrs. Lopez has ___________ rose bushes in her garden.

There are __________ bushes that are not blooming.

There are __________ bushes that are blooming.

Answer:

Mrs. Lopez has **32** rose bushes in her garden.

There are **14** bushes that are not blooming.

There are **18** bushes that are blooming.

Explanation:

Subtract 14 rose bushes which are not blooming from 32 rose bushes the difference is equal to 18 bushes. There are 18 bushes that are blooming.

Question 2.

Tamika has 15 cousins. If 11 of her cousins are girls, how many of her cousins are boys?

Tamika has ___________ cousins.

She has ___________ cousins who are girls.

Tamika has __________ cousins who are boys.

Answer:

Tamika has **15** cousins.

She has **11** cousins who are girls.

Tamika has **4** cousins who are boys.

Explanation:

Subtract 11 from 15 the difference is equal to 4. Tamika has **4** cousins who are boys.

Question 3.

There are 76 seats on the plane. There are 62 passengers on the plane. How many empty seats are on the plane?

There are __________ seats on the plane.

There are ____ passengers.

There are ____ empty seats on the plane.

Answer:

There are **76** seats on the plane.

There are **62** passengers.

There are **14** empty seats on the plane.

Explanation:

Subtract 62 from 76 the difference is equal to 14. There are **14** empty seats on the plane.

Question 4.

There are 56 books on the bookshelf. If 39 are not mystery books, how many are mystery books?

There are ____ mystery books on the bookshelf.

Answer:

There are **17** mystery books on the bookshelf.

Explanation:

Subtract 39 from 56 the difference is equal to 17. There are **17** mystery books on the bookshelf.

Question 5.

My book has 38 pages in it. If there are 12 pages that have pictures, how many pages do not have pictures?

There are ____ pages in the book that do not have pictures.

Answer:

There are **26** pages in the book that do not have pictures.

Explanation:

Subtract 12 from 38 the difference is equal to 26. There are **26** pages in the book that do not have pictures.