BGSU 
Department of Mathematics and Statistics 


Problem of the Month
Fall 2015
Problem 1, August 2015 A cake has a quadrilateral shape (four sides). We cut the cake along the two diagonals and eat one of the four pieces. The three remaining pieces weight: 120 grams, 200 grams and 300 grams respectively. What was the initial weight of the cake? (solution due before September 15^{th} 2015).
Please submit your solution for this month problem no later than 15^{th} of the next month. Try to keep your solution to less than two pages. My office is in MSC 426 and my email address is mstaic@bgsu.edu You may also put your solution in my mailbox (Mihai Staic). If you want to propose a problem please contact me by email or in person.



