# Solve for v square root of v-12-5=2

v-12-5=2
To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
v-12-52=22
Simplify each side of the equation.
Multiply the exponents in ((v-12-5)12)2.
Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, (am)n=amn.
(v-12-5)12⋅2=22
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
(v-12-5)12⋅2=22
Rewrite the expression.
(v-12-5)1=22
(v-12-5)1=22
(v-12-5)1=22
Subtract 5 from -12.
(v-17)1=22
Simplify.
v-17=22
Raise 2 to the power of 2.
v-17=4
v-17=4
Move all terms not containing v to the right side of the equation.
Add 17 to both sides of the equation.
v=4+17