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The following are true of divisible:

  • In the situation A ÷ B, A is divisible by B when the division result is a whole number quotient and the remainder is 0.

  • In the situation A ÷ B, B is a factor of A.

  • In the situation A ÷ B, A is a multiple of B.

  • A and B are whole numbers.


16 ÷ 4 = 4

The number 16 is divisible by 4 because the remainder is 0.

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Divisible Card Sort Activity


16 ÷ 5 = 3 r1

The number 16 is NOT divisible by 5 because there is a remainder of 1.

TEKS: This term is not explicitly stated in the TEKS.