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Kevin's Cupcakes

2 boys in the 3rd grade,
14 in their class,
Birthdays on the same day,
Lucky they liked math...
Their names were Juan and Kevin,
We'll each bring
7 cupcakes,
14 is a lot...

On the boys' 9th birthday,
Juan walked straight to school,
With his biggest smile,
Cupcakes looked so cool...
He'd left them all at home,
He felt so all alone...
Juan looked straight at Kevin,
You know what we can do?
I can cut my cupcakes,
Give half of them to you...
He cut his
7 cupcakes,
He cut them each in half,
Then shared his
14 cupcakes,
Enough for the whole class!

On cupcakes they were munching,
Kev's mom came running in,
Holding
7 cupcakes,
Kev began to grin...
Kevin said to Juan,
You know what I can do?
I can share my cupcakes,
Give half of them to you...

7 + 7 = 14

 Math Challenges If you have 9 cupcakes and cut them in half, how many halves do you have? If you get 6 cupcakes a day for 6 days, how many cupcakes would you have? If you have 12 cupcakes and eat 2 each day, how many days before you are finished with all the cupcakes?