We’re all familiar with the classic symbols of mathematics, operators like “+” and “–”. But how should you interpret an operator like “&” or “@?”. The SAT often uses signs like those, and they can seem like symbols from a very foreign language.
But even though they look mysterious, they’re just waiting for your student to decipher them. Here’s an activity that will help her figure out the meaning of strange operators by understanding how to use the code key.