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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?

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    14 c + 8 p = 144
    c + p = 12 so p = (12-c)

    14 c + 8 (12-c) = 144
    solve for c

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