please help if the value of (x+1)^2-3 is 22 what is the value of (x+1)^2-5

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clearyhannah0

We could solve for x, but notice that the same expression is being squared in both (x+1)
if (x+1)^2 - 3 = 22 then
(x+1)^2 = 25
that would mean that (x+1)^2 - 5 = 25 - 5 = 20