you're right. it's for 1st grade, which is 6-7 ?
and it's probably much better than how we learned.
The answer is 'context'.
More information is required, because it make no sense in it's current form
because I haven't been taught to understand maths through those symbols, innit.
It was a printing error. Accidentally printed the ASCII codes (or something?) instead of the operation symbols.
So no, nobody can do this.
here's the fun police
what was your, like, point, anyhow?
or were you just torturing us with unsolvable problems?
I assumed that was it. Oh foolish me.
I mean, I'd hope 20-years advances in pedagogical method would improve methods, but sure, I'll cop to that.