**Question: ** 15) A pastry chef who specializes in special occasion cakes uses the following **multiple ****regression equation** to help calculate the price of a cake:

\[Y=-26.279+14.855{{x}_{1}}+3.1035{{x}_{2}}+0.73079{{x}_{3}}\]

where \({{x}_{1}}\) is the number of layers desired, \({{x}_{2}}\) is the number of servings needed, and \({{x}_{3}}\) is the amount of filling mix used. Calculate the price of a three-layer cake to serve 48 people using 40 ounces of filling.

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