Divisibility Rules for 7

Learn the Divisibility Rules for 7

For example, is 168 divisible by 7

If you know the divisibility rules you can quickly figure this out.

divisibility rules for 7

Let’s work through 168 as our example.

Multiply the last digit by 2

8 x 2 = 16

Subtract this number from the remaining digits which equals 16.

16 – 16 = 0

Because this value is 0 the entire number is divisible by 7

24 x 7 = 168

Another example.

Is 224 divisible by 7?

4 x 2 = 8

The remaining number is 22

22 – 8 = 14

14 is divisible by 7 therefore 224 is divisible by 7.

32 x 7 = 224