# Question: Choose the correct option

# Which one of the following numbers is a multiple of 8?

# (a) 923872 (b) 923972 (c) 923862 (d) 923962

The question is based on divisibility rules of 8.

## Answer: Option (a) 923872, is the multiple of 8 out of all the numbers given.

Let's understand the nature of multiple of 8.

**Explanation:**

A divisibility rule is a kind of shortcut to figuring out if a given integer is divisible by a divisor, without performing the whole division process but by examining its digits.

923872 is divisible by 8 as the last 3 digits 872 is exactly divisible by 8.

The last 3 digits of other numbers:

- 923972: 972 not divisible by 8
- 923862: 862 not divisible by 8
- 923962: 962 not divisible by 8

923872 is divisible by 8