common/lib/symmath is one of six directories of
edx-platform that are packaged in a very strange way.
common/lib/symmath contains Symbolic math utils, used by untrusted scoring code. The code in this directory is not imported from the root of the directory as this directory is structured as an individual local Python projects, with its own
setup.py and installed into the greater
For more context see BOM-2579
This issue is part of BOM-2581.