# How do you factor -x^2 - x + 6?

Feb 28, 2016

(x+3) & (x-2)

#### Explanation:

$- {x}^{2} - x + 6$

${x}^{2} + x - 6$

${x}^{2} + 3 x - 2 x - 6$

$x \left(x + 3\right) - 2 \left(x + 3\right)$

$\left(x + 3\right) \left(x - 2\right)$

Factors of above equation are (x+3) & (x-2)