# Without actual division find the remainder when 379843 is divided by 3

A number is divided by three, if the sum of its digit is divisible by 3.

Sum of digit of the number 379843= 3+7+9+8+4+3= 34

34 is not divisible by 3. But, 34 – 1 = 33 is divisible by 3.

So, 379842 is divisible by 3.

Thus, 379843 when divided by 3, leaves the remainder 1.

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