# How do you factorise x^2+7x+6?

We have $p \left(x\right) = {x}^{2} + 7 x + 6$
Thus, $p \left(x\right) = {x}^{2} + 6 x + x + 6$
$\implies p \left(x\right) = x \left(x + 6\right) + 1 \left(x + 6\right)$
$\implies p \left(x\right) = \left(x + 6\right) \left(x + 1\right)$