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If sum of digits of number is divisible by 3,

Then number is divisible by 3

 

Example

 

Is 18 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 1 + 8 = 9

And 9 is divisible by 3

So, 18 is divisible by 3

 

Is 39 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 3 + 9 = 12

And 12 is divisible by 3

So, 39 is divisible by 3

 

Is 93 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 9 + 3 = 12

And 12 is divisible by 3

So, 93 is divisible by 3

 

Is 270 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 2 + 7  + 0 = 9

And 9 is divisible by 3

So, 270 is divisible by 3

 

Is 25 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 2 + 5 = 7

But 7 is not divisible by 3

So, 25 is not divisible by 3

 

Is 37 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits  = 3 + 7 = 10

But 10 not divisible by 3

So, 37 is not divisible by 3

 

Is 260 divisible by 3?

Sum of digits = 2 + 6 + 0 = 8

But 8 is not divisible by 3

So, 260 is not divisible by 3

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.