# 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