How do you factor 7t + 7?

Oct 2, 2016

$7 \left(t + 1\right)$

Explanation:

THere are 2 terms and each has a common factor of 7.
Divide each term by 7. There is always a term left which is written in the bracket.

$7 t + 7 \text{ } \leftarrow$ there are 2 terms

=$7 \left(t + 1\right) \text{ } \leftarrow$ there are now 2 terms in the bracket