### Counting in Tens

**Chickens and the clever Fox**

**Question: 1**

**In the morning, she counted her chickens.**

**(a) How many baskets of 10 chickens are there? ______**

**Answer:**

5 baskets

**(b) How many chickens are there in all?**

**50 + 4 = _______**

**Answer:**

50 + 4 = 54

**Question: 2**

**In the evening, she counted the chickens again.**

**(a) There are _________ baskets of 10 chickens.**

**Answer:**

There are 4 baskets of 10 chickens.

**(b) There are _________ + 3 = _________ chickens in all.**

**Answer:**

There are 40 + 3 = 43 chickens in all.

**(c) 54 – _____ = _______ chickens have been eaten by the fox.**

**Answer:**

54 – 43 = 11 chickens have been eaten by the fox

**How Many are These?**

**Bhanu collects sticks from the jungle.**

**He sells them in the market.**

**He uses 10 sticks in 1 bundle.**

**Question: 3**

**3 bundles have _______ sticks.**

**Answer:**

3 bundles have 30 sticks

**Question: 4**

**Now, how many sticks in all are these?**

**Answer:**

30 + 9 = 39

**Question: 5**

**4 bundles would have ______ sticks.**

**Answer:**

4 bundles would have 40 sticks.

**There is a wedding in Malti’s house.**

**She is making flower garlands.**

**Question: 6**

**So there are _______ flowers in all.**

**Answer:**

58

**Question: 7**

**How many flowers are these?**

**Answer:**

67 flowers in all.

**Question: 8**

**How many garlands of 10 flowers each can you make using 21 flowers? Draw them in the space below.**

**Answer:**

**Question: 9**

**Leela, can you see all these pencils? How many are these? If you make a good guess, all these will be yours!**

**Let us help Leela.**

**(a) How many packets of 10 pencils are there? ________**

**Answer:**

6 packets

**(b) How many pencils are outside the packets? ________**

**Answer:**

4 pencils.

**(c) So, altogether there are __________ pencils.**

**Answer:**

60 + 4 = 64 pencils.

**Kanak likes collecting different kinds of bindis.**

**Question: 10**

**(a) How many packets does she have? __________**

**Answer:**

Seven

**(b) So how many bindis in all?**

**Answer:**

10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 70

70 bindis in all.