Set x equal to -1, and x equal to -6. Manipulate these equations so that they equal zero. These are the factors.

-1 and -6

\(x=-1\)

\(x+1=0\)

\(x=-6\)

\(x+6=0\)

\((x+1)(x+6)\)

Multiply the factors together, and you have your equation.

\((x+1)(x+6)\)

\(x^{2}+x+6x+6\)

\(x^{2}+7x+6\)

-1 and -6

\(x=-1\)

\(x+1=0\)

\(x=-6\)

\(x+6=0\)

\((x+1)(x+6)\)

Multiply the factors together, and you have your equation.

\((x+1)(x+6)\)

\(x^{2}+x+6x+6\)

\(x^{2}+7x+6\)