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# Finding the "divisibility rule" for number 16

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Problem: A number is divisible by 2 if the last digit is divisible by 2. A number is divisible by 4 if the last two digits form a number divisible by 4. A number is divisible by 8 if the last three digits for a number divisible by 8.

Objective:

Find a possible pattern. Use this pattern to describe a "divisibility rule" for 16. Test rule on each of the following numbers:

383,488

295,614

314,320

583,052

Please help and thank you in advance!

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#### Solution Preview

The possible pattern is, that a number is divisible by 16 if the last 4 digits form a number divisible by 16.

So I try ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution gives detailed steps on finding a possible pattern for given numbers and then describe a "divisibility rule" for 16.

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