Division is opposite of multiplication, and is repeated subtraction.

There is a unique pattern in division, that will help you to find whether any number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 or so on.

In this topic, we are going to learn how to check if a number is divisible by any of the above numbers without actually dividing it.

Let us compare the Traditional way of divisibility check with Vedic way.

Is 24567890 is divisible 3?

Traditional way:

The traditional way is very lengthy and takes time to check divisibility.

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Vedic Way:

Check if sum of all digits of this number is divisible by 3.

Sum of digits = 2+4+5+6+7+8+9+0 = 41

Since 41 is not divisible by 3, so number 24567890  is also not divisible by 3.

In this topic, we are going to cover divisibility check by numbers 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.


⇐ Topic 4: Division
Divisibility by 2