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# How do you know when a number has 6 as a factor?

Updated: 12/20/2022

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12y ago

First you add up all of the digit's, and then divide. If 6 fits in it, then 3 also fits in it, but not 9. (For ex. Is 6 a factor of 674. 6+7+4=17, 17/6=2.8. so no, 6 is not a factor of 674)

If your number is even and divisible by three, it's divisible by 6.

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