Gogo S.’s business is making and selling ice cakes. These ice cakes are made up of cordial with Chinese lollies in it. Children really like them and this is one of the best ways to generate income for Gogo. Gogo’s mother runs a shop and this is where the ice cakes are sold. The cost is fifty cents for each ice cake; Gogo can also give you an extra for free if you will buy more than five ice cakes.
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