Two mufflers on an I4 Accord?

I was under my 02 4-cyl Accord and noticed that it had two mufflers + a cat converter. Why would Honda put two mufflers on a single exhaust pipe?

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The little "muffler" is a resonator. It's there to fine-tune the sound of the exhaust.
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