# What is divisibility rule - Definition and Meaning

### Divisibility Rule :

Divisibility rule is a rule that helps to determine whether a given number is divisible by divisor before performing the entire operation. The divisibility rule varies for each number. In the Divisibility rule, the resultant value should be always the whole number.

#### Example :

Lets consider an example, 5656/2
To check whether the number is divisible by 2, just take the last digit and check its divisible by 2. 6 is divisible by 2. So the number "5656" is also divisible by 2.

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