math and science education



Six Sick Sticks
(adding 6 + 4)

6 sick sticks,

Gave quick licks,
To sick mix,
To get fixed...
4 more sticks,

That were sick,
Licked the mix,
To get fixed...
6 sick sticks,
All felt fixed,
4 sick sticks,
All felt fixed,
10 sick sticks,
Slept like bricks,
10 sick sticks,
All felt fixed!

Math Challenges
If there are 17 sticks that don't feel well, and 8 of them get better, how many sticks still feel sick?
If there are 8 stick sticks, and 2 get better each day, how many days until all the sick sticks feel better?

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