# How do you solve 2n-5=7?

Jun 12, 2016

The solution is $n = 6$

#### Explanation:

$2 n - 5 = 7$

First step is to move $- 5$ right by adding $5$ to both sides:

$2 n = 7 + 5$

$2 n = 12$

Now to calculate $n$ we divide both sides of the equation by $2$.

$n = 6$