Factor by grouping.
For a polynomial of the form ax2+bx+c, rewrite the middle term as a sum of two terms whose product is a⋅c=2⋅3=6 and whose sum is b=-5.
Factor -5 out of -5x.
Rewrite -5 as -2 plus -3
Apply the distributive property.
Factor out the greatest common factor from each group.
Group the first two terms and the last two terms.
Factor out the greatest common factor (GCF) from each group.
Factor the polynomial by factoring out the greatest common factor, x-1.
Factor x2+5x-6 using the AC method.
Consider the form x2+bx+c. Find a pair of integers whose product is c and whose sum is b. In this case, whose product is -6 and whose sum is 5.
Write the factored form using these integers.
Cancel the common factor of x-1.
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.