Is 250 divisible by 3? In other words, if you divide 250 by 3, will you get a whole number with no remainder?|
Of course, you could use a calculator to find out if 250 is divisible by 3, but what fun would that be?
To find out if 250 is divisible by 3, we will add up the digits that make 250 as follows: 2 + 5 + 0 = 7
We know that if the sum of the numbers that make up 250 is divisible by 3, then 250 is divisible by 3.
Since the sum of the digits in 250 is not divisible by 3, 250 is also NOT divisible by 3. Thus, the answer to the question "Is 250 divisible by 3?" is as follows:
Note: If you divide 250 by 3, you get 83.33 which is not a whole number.
Is 251 divisible by 3?
Can you do it on your own now? If not, go here for the next number on our list.