Year 4 Maths Homework: People Confused Over Question Aimed At Eight-Year-Olds That Doesn’t Have A Simple Answer

People are really confused over a maths question aimed at eight- and nine-year-olds with dyslexia, which was shared by a dad on Reddit.

The dad explained there were “no instructions” given to his daughter, who goes to a private school that specialises in teaching children with severe dyslexia.

The question stated: “Janell had 15 marbles. She lost some of them. How many does Janell have now?”

Unlike the other questions on the sheet that all have a definitive answer, question 44 is different.

The Reddit user’s daughter answered with a question mark – and we don’t blame her.

One person commented that the answer is ”< 15″ (which just means less than 15) but he added: “I don’t think that’s a fair third grade question.” Others came out with extremely complicated algebraic equations (“Answer: 15 - n {n ∈ ℤ | 1