# Solve for n 5+2(n+1)=2n

5+2(n+1)=2n
Simplify 5+2(n+1).
Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
5+2n+2⋅1=2n
Multiply 2 by 1.
5+2n+2=2n
5+2n+2=2n
2n+7=2n
2n+7=2n
Move all terms containing n to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 2n from both sides of the equation.
2n+7-2n=0
Combine the opposite terms in 2n+7-2n.
Subtract 2n from 2n.
0+7=0