# How do you solve #2(x+1)=2x+2#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 8, 2018

**Any real number or #(-oo, oo)#.**

#### Explanation:

First, we want to distribute the

When we combine these we get:

Now let's put this back into the equation:

Now subtract

Divide both sides by

**Since both sides of the equation are the same, we know that #x = x#, so the answer is any real number or #(-oo, oo)#.**

Hope this helps!

Apr 8, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"note that "2(x+1)=2x+2#

#rArr2x+2=2x+2#

#"since both sides of the equation are equal then any value"#

#"of x is a solution to the equation"#

#rArr" there are an infinite number of solutions"#