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C program to check if a number is divisible by 3

Problem Description

This C programming example is to check whether a given number is divisible by 3 or not. You can achieve this by applying multiple programming logic. Here, modulus operator (%) is used to find out if entered number is divisible by 3. 

C program to check if a number is divisible by 3 - Source code
  #include <stdio.h>

int main()
    int number;
    printf("Enter number:\n");

    if ((number % 3) == 0)

        printf("%d is a multiple of 3",number);
        printf("%d is not a multiple of 3",number);

    return 0;

Program Output

Case 1:

Enter number:
493648 is not a multiple of 3

Case 2:

Enter number:
98274651 is a multiple of 3

Program Explanation

1. This program simply asks user to input an integer number.

2. In order to check for its divisibility by 3, modulus operator (%) is used. This operator return the remainder after dividing the given number by another number.

3. If the modulus operator return 0 as remainder, the number is multiple of 3. Otherwise, it is not a multiple of 3.