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Expression: $2v-4\left( v+2 \right)=5\left( v+4 \right)$

Distribute $-4$ through the parentheses

$2v-4v-8=5\left( v+4 \right)$

Distribute $5$ through the parentheses

$2v-4v-8=5v+20$

Collect like terms

$-2v-8=5v+20$

Move the variable to the left-hand side and change its sign

$-2v-8-5v=20$

Move the constant to the right-hand side and change its sign

$-2v-5v=20+8$

Collect like terms

$-7v=20+8$

Add the numbers

$-7v=28$

Divide both sides of the equation by $-7$

$v=-4$