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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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