"Last year Lucas collected 159 items trick-or-treating. This year, he collected a total of 249 items. How many items did he collect altogether in both years?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
"Myron analyzed the caloric content of his Thanksgiving dinner for his science class. His serving of stuffing had 619 calories. His serving of pumpkin pie had 780 calories. His serving of turkey had 282 calories. How many calories were there in his stuffing and turkey combined?"