# How do you factor #-x^{2}-12x-18=0#?

##### 1 Answer

The solution is

and hence the factorization is

#### Explanation:

Using the quadratic formula,

These are the solutions when

The factorization can be written in the form

The solution is

and hence the factorization is

Using the quadratic formula,

These are the solutions when

The factorization can be written in the form