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Problem of the Week
Problem A
Colossal Cake

Jose’s \(12\)th birthday is coming up and his family is having all of their friends and neighbours over for the party. They ordered a colossal cake from the bakery for the celebration. The mass of the cake, including the icing and the tray, is \(5\) kg. The tray has a mass of \(400\) grams.

  1. What is the mass of the cake and the icing without the tray?

  2. If the icing has a mass of \(1350\) grams, what is the mass of the cake without the icing or the tray?

Themes: Geometry & Measurement, Number Sense