## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$5+4p=2(2p+1) \\\\ 5+4p=4p+2 \\\\ 5=2$ We first use the distributive property on the right side of the equation to simplify. We then subtract by 4p on both sides to get that 5=2. This is never true, so there is no solution to the equation.