Posted by Jane on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 6:58pm.
A corner store sells two kinds of baked goods: cakes and pies. A cake costs $14 and a pie costs $8. In one day, the store sold 12 baked goods for a total of $144. How many cakes did they sell?

math  Damon, Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 7:05pm
14 c + 8 p = 144
c + p = 12 so p = (12c)
14 c + 8 (12c) = 144
solve for c