__maths__>__Divisibility in Whole Numbers__>__Simple Divisibility Tests: 2, 10, 3, 4, 5, 11, 9, 6__### Divisibility by 6

In this page, a simple overview of the divisibility test for `6` is provided.

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Consider the number `3xx2xx2351`, is it divisible by `6`?

- cannot decide without finding the result of the given multiplication
- it is divisible by `6` as it has `3` and `2` as factors
- it is divisible by `6` as it has `3` and `2` as factors

The answer is "it is divisible by `6` as it has `3` and `2` as factors"

**Test for Divisibility by `6`** : If the number is divisible by `2` and divisible by `3` then the number is divisible by `6`

Is `2008` divisible by `6`?

- Yes
- No
- No

The answer is "No". The number is divisible by `2` but not by `3`. So it is not divisible by `6`.

Is `912` divisible by `6`?

- Yes
- Yes
- No

The answer is "Yes". The number is divisible by `2` and also divisible by `3`. So it is divisible by `6`.

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