The question we are solving here is: If we divide 26 by 6,
will we get a whole number with no remainder? In other
words, is 26 divisible by 6?|
For 26 to be divisible by 6, both of the following two criteria must be met:
First, 26 has to be an even number and second, the sum of its digits must be divisible by 3.
Looking at 26, you see that 26 is an even number, which means that the first criteria is met.
The sum of the digits in 26 is 8, which is not divisible by 3. Therefore, the second criteria is not met.
Thus, 26 is not divisible by 6 and the answer to the question "Is 26 divisible by 6?" is
You may also be interested to know that if you divide 26 by 6, you get 4.33.
Is 27 divisible by 6?
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