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Write and solve an equation (or a system of equations) for the following situation. Be sure to define your variables.  

Each morning, Jerry delivers two different newspapers: the Times and the Star. The Times weighs  a pound and the Star weighs  a pound. If he delivers a total of newspapers that weigh a total of  pounds, how many Times newspapers does he deliver?

Multiply the bottom equation by to remove the fractions.