I thought it’d be number % 3 = / 0

because if a number is divisible by another, its quotient should have a remainder of 0.

# Why is a number divisible by 3 if it equals 0?

**stetim94**#2

what does this mean?

Well, the modulo operator (`%`

) calculates the remainder, if the remainder is zero, the number is divisible by the divider (3 in this case)

**rashidishaq**#3

number is said to be divisible by any number if the remainder comes out to be 0. eg. if 15 is divided by 3 remainder will be 0.

**system**#4

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