Some Reddit users gave it a go but nobody has been able to come up with a conclusive answer, highlighting just how obtuse this question is.
Speaking to Huffington Post Dusty, was unsure what had happened but it proved to be a source of amusement.
"To be honest, I’m unsure if it was printed in error or was a question to test her knowledge of less than and greater than, which she has touched on in the past," she said.
"Being the mother of a third-grader and a fifth-grader, I have seen a lot of homework over the years that has our family laughing at the absurdities, scratching our heads and relying too much on Google," the mother added.
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