To remove the radical on the left side of the equation, square both sides of the equation.
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.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Subtract 5 from -12.
Raise 2 to the power of 2.
Move all terms not containing v to the right side of the equation.
Add 17 to both sides of the equation.
Add 4 and 17.
Solve for v square root of v-12-5=2