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Debugging JavaScript Code
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Instructions

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In the code editor, we’ve included an unfinished function, containsCake(). It takes a string and checks if that string contains the substring 'cake' inside of it. If so, it should return true. If not, it should return false.

Using the information in this Stack Overflow post, implement the functionality of this function.

If you’re stuck on how to translate the answer from this forum into working code, check out the hint.

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