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Please show me the steps to solve this problem: The total shipping weight of two crates is 358 pounds. One crate weighs 124 pounds more than the other. What does eah crate weigh?

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    Let x = the lighter crate.

    x + x + 124 = 358

    2x = 358 - 124

    2x = 234

    x = 117

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    303 & 55

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