Test the divisibility of the following numbers by 3.

(i) 1956 (ii) 15693

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

(i) Given number 1956.

Sum of digits = 1 + 9 + 5 + 6 = 21

Since 21 is divisible by 3.

Therefore, 1956 is also divisible by 3.

(ii) Given number 15693.

Sum of digits = 1 + 5 + 6 + 9 + 3 = 24

Since 24 is divisible by 3.

Hence the number 15693 is divisible by 3.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM