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**butcshe** Hi everyone,

I have a multi part question that I am unsure how to solve. Here it is (sorry it's kind of long):

Lee is starting a cake decorating and baking business. She had to invest $462 in her business to get started. She pays $4 per cake for ingredients, and she sells each cake for $25.

a) Let x represent___number of cakes she makes_

Let y represent___her total costs___________

b) write an equation that represents her costs. y = 462 + 4x

c) write an equation that represents her revenue R = 25x

d) does Lee make a profit or lose money for

15 cakes? 20 cakes? 25 cakes?