Technically, this is not an "equation" as it has no equals sign; It is an "expression" and can be simplified: (x+1)2-5 (x + 1) * 2 + (-5) <-- This is what's really going on. 2x + 2 + (-5) ...
Technically, this is not an "equation" as it has no equals sign; It is an "expression" and can be simplified: (x+1)2-5 (x + 1) * 2 + (-5) <-- This is what's really going on. 2x + 2 + (-5) ...