-2=2u+2

Rewrite the equation as 2u+2=-2.

2u+2=-2

Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.

2u=-2-2

Subtract 2 from -2.

2u=-4

2u=-4

Divide each term in 2u=-4 by 2.

2u2=-42

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2u2=-42

Divide u by 1.

u=-42

u=-42

Divide -4 by 2.

u=-2

u=-2

Solve for u -2=2u+2