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Bunuel wrote: Official Solution:
\(1234@\) to be divisible by 5, symbol "\(@\)" should represent either 0 or 5. So the question asks whether \(@\) equals to 0 or 5. (1) \(@!\) is not divisible by 5. @ can be 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 (note that 0!=1). Not sufficient. (2) \(@\) is divisible by 9. @ can be 0 or 9 (note that zero is divisible by every integer except zero itself). Not sufficient. (1)+(2) Intersection of the values for \(@\) from (1) and (2) is \(@=0\). Sufficient.
Answer: C I am not getting one point Bunnel !!! As per statement B : 1234@ is divisible by 9, that means sum of digits must also be divisible by 9 (As per divisibility rules) Sum of digits is 1+2+3+4 = 10, thus in order for 1234 to be divisible by 9, @ can have value of 8 only. Which makes sum equal to 18, & complete number to 12348, Thus solution must be B. Shade some light , if i am missing any point !!! Regards LS
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lastshot wrote: Bunuel wrote: Official Solution:
\(1234@\) to be divisible by 5, symbol "\(@\)" should represent either 0 or 5. So the question asks whether \(@\) equals to 0 or 5. (1) \(@!\) is not divisible by 5. @ can be 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 (note that 0!=1). Not sufficient. (2) \(@\) is divisible by 9. @ can be 0 or 9 (note that zero is divisible by every integer except zero itself). Not sufficient. (1)+(2) Intersection of the values for \(@\) from (1) and (2) is \(@=0\). Sufficient.
Answer: C I am not getting one point Bunnel !!! As per statement B : 1234@ is divisible by 9, that means sum of digits must also be divisible by 9 (As per divisibility rules) Sum of digits is 1+2+3+4 = 10, thus in order for 1234 to be divisible by 9, @ can have value of 8 only. Which makes sum equal to 18, & complete number to 12348, Thus solution must be B. Shade some light , if i am missing any point !!! Regards LS (2) says that the units digit, \(@\), is divisible by 9, not the number itself.
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As per statement B : 1234@ is divisible by 9, which means sum of digits must be divisible by 9 Sum of 1+2+3+4 = 10, therefore 1234 to be divisible by 9, @ must be 8. Answer choice B is enough to answer this question.



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nice question, i assumed the whole number is divisible by 9... my bad!!!! thanks @Bunnuel



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Nice question with subtle logic..+1 for Bunuel.
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Bunnel Is there any Property that if a number Q is not Divisible by 5 then Q!(factorial) is also not divisible by 5?? Ex: If Q = 14 not Divisible by 5, then 14! ( 14x13x12....1) Can't we consider that 10 ,5 are in the factorial list so 14! can be divisible.
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I totally forgot to consider 0! That's frustrating!



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Bunuel wrote: Official Solution:
If \(N = 1234@\) and \(@\) represents the units digit of \(N\), is \(N\) a multiple of 5? \(1234@\) to be divisible by 5, symbol "\(@\)" should represent either 0 or 5. So the question asks whether \(@\) equals to 0 or 5. (1) \(@!\) is not divisible by 5. @ can be 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 (note that 0!=1). Not sufficient. (2) \(@\) is divisible by 9. @ can be 0 or 9 (note that zero is divisible by every integer except zero itself). Not sufficient. (1)+(2) Intersection of the values for \(@\) from (1) and (2) is \(@=0\). Sufficient.
Answer: C Hi, I got the answer A As @ can be either 0 or 5 (multiple of 5) (A) states that @! is not a multiple of 5 Hence, 5! is a multiple of 5 and 0! that is 1, is not a multiple of 5 So, shouldn't be 0? Please help



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I don't agree with the explanation. for a number to be divisible by 9, it is mandatory that sum of all its digits adds up to 9. Here we have the number as 1234X. So the sum of existing digits is 1+2+3+4=1, hence X can be 8 for the number to be divisible by 9. Hence the explanation for statement b is not true.



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I think this is a highquality question and I agree with explanation.
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I just have one question.
explanation says that 0 is divisible by every integer, can anyone elaborate on that?
Because I think 0 is not divisible by any integer.
Kindly help.



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neha1993 wrote: I just have one question.
explanation says that 0 is divisible by every integer, can anyone elaborate on that?
Because I think 0 is not divisible by any integer.
Kindly help. We know that 0/2 = 0. Right? 0/2 means 2 divides 0  0 times. 0/5 means 5 divides 0  0 times. In short, all numbers divide 0  0 times. This is how all numbers divide 0. +Kudos, if this helped.
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I think this is a highquality question and I agree with explanation.



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I think this is a poorquality question and I don't agree with the explanation. (2) @@ is divisible by 9. can be 0 or 9 (note that zero is divisible by every integer except zero itself). Not sufficient. So it could be 12340 or 12349 but these are not divisible by 9. It should be 12348, because the sum of 1+2+3+4+8 is divisible by 9.



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