7.25=2(p+2.9)-2.35

Rewrite the equation as 2(p+2.9)-2.35=7.25.

2(p+2.9)-2.35=7.25

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

2p+2⋅2.9-2.35=7.25

Multiply 2 by 2.9.

2p+5.8-2.35=7.25

2p+5.8-2.35=7.25

Subtract 2.35 from 5.8.

2p+3.45=7.25

2p+3.45=7.25

Subtract 3.45 from both sides of the equation.

2p=7.25-3.45

Subtract 3.45 from 7.25.

2p=3.8

2p=3.8

Divide each term in 2p=3.8 by 2.

2p2=3.82

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2p2=3.82

Divide p by 1.

p=3.82

p=3.82

Divide 3.8 by 2.

p=1.9

p=1.9

Solve for p 7.25=2(p+2.9)-2.35