# Check if a large number is divisible by 9 or not

Given a number, the task is to find if the number is divisible by 9 or not. The input number may be large and it may not be possible to store even if we use long long int.

Examples:

Input : n = 69354 Output : Yes Input : n = 234567876799333 Output : No Input : n = 3635883959606670431112222 Output : No

Since input number may be very large, we cannot use n % 9 to check if a number is divisible by 9 or not, especially in languages like C/C++. The idea is based on following fact.

A number is divisible by 9 if sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

**Illustration:**

For example n = 9432 Sum of digits = 9 + 4 + 3 + 2 = 18 Since sum is divisible by 9, answer is Yes.

**How does this work?**

Let us consider 1332, we can write it as 1332 = 1*1000 + 3*100 + 3*10 + 2 The proof is based on below observation: Remainder of 10^{i}divided by 9 is 1 So powers of 10 only results in remainder 1 when divided by 9. Remainder of "1*1000 + 3*100 + 3*10 + 2" divided by 9 can be written as : 1*1 + 3*1 + 3*1 + 2 = 9 The above expression is basically sum of all digits. Since 9 is divisible by 9, answer is yes.

Below is the implementation of above idea.

## C++

`// C++ program to find if a number is divisible by ` `// 9 or not ` `#include<bits/stdc++.h> ` `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` ` `// Function to find that number divisible by 9 or not ` `int` `check(string str) ` `{ ` ` ` `// Compute sum of digits ` ` ` `int` `n = str.length(); ` ` ` `int` `digitSum = 0; ` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i=0; i<n; i++) ` ` ` `digitSum += (str[i]-` `'0'` `); ` ` ` ` ` `// Check if sum of digits is divisible by 9. ` ` ` `return` `(digitSum % 9 == 0); ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver code ` `int` `main() ` `{ ` ` ` `string str = ` `"99333"` `; ` ` ` `check(str)? cout << ` `"Yes"` `: cout << ` `"No "` `; ` ` ` `return` `0; ` `} ` |

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## Java

`// Java program to find if a number is ` `// divisible by 9 or not ` `class` `IsDivisible ` `{ ` ` ` `// Function to find that number ` ` ` `// is divisible by 9 or not ` ` ` `static` `boolean` `check(String str) ` ` ` `{ ` ` ` `// Compute sum of digits ` ` ` `int` `n = str.length(); ` ` ` `int` `digitSum = ` `0` `; ` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i=` `0` `; i<n; i++) ` ` ` `digitSum += (str.charAt(i)-` `'0'` `); ` ` ` ` ` `// Check if sum of digits is divisible by 9. ` ` ` `return` `(digitSum % ` `9` `== ` `0` `); ` ` ` `} ` ` ` ` ` `// main function ` ` ` `public` `static` `void` `main (String[] args) ` ` ` `{ ` ` ` `String str = ` `"99333"` `; ` ` ` `if` `(check(str)) ` ` ` `System.out.println(` `"Yes"` `); ` ` ` `else` ` ` `System.out.println(` `"No"` `); ` ` ` `} ` `} ` |

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## Python3

`# Python 3 program to ` `# find if a number is ` `# divisible by ` `# 9 or not ` ` ` `# Function to find that ` `# number divisible by 9 ` `# or not ` `def` `check(st) : ` ` ` ` ` `# Compute sum of digits ` ` ` `n ` `=` `len` `(st) ` ` ` `digitSum ` `=` `0` ` ` ` ` `for` `i ` `in` `range` `(` `0` `,n) : ` ` ` `digitSum ` `=` `digitSum ` `+` `(` `int` `)(st[i]) ` ` ` ` ` `# Check if sum of digits ` ` ` `# is divisible by 9. ` ` ` `return` `(digitSum ` `%` `9` `=` `=` `0` `) ` ` ` `# Driver code ` `st ` `=` `"99333"` ` ` `if` `(check(st)) : ` ` ` `print` `(` `"Yes"` `) ` `else` `: ` ` ` `print` `(` `"No"` `) ` ` ` `# This code is contributed by Nikita Tiwari. ` |

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## C#

` ` `// C# program to find if a number is ` `// divisible by 9 or not. ` `using` `System; ` ` ` `class` `GFG { ` ` ` ` ` `// Function to find that number ` ` ` `// is divisible by 9 or not ` ` ` `static` `bool` `check(String str) ` ` ` `{ ` ` ` ` ` `// Compute sum of digits ` ` ` `int` `n = str.Length; ` ` ` `int` `digitSum = 0; ` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0; i < n; i++) ` ` ` `digitSum += (str[i] - ` `'0'` `); ` ` ` ` ` `// Check if sum of digits is ` ` ` `// divisible by 9. ` ` ` `return` `(digitSum % 9 == 0); ` ` ` `} ` ` ` ` ` `// main function ` ` ` `public` `static` `void` `Main () ` ` ` `{ ` ` ` `String str = ` `"99333"` `; ` ` ` `if` `(check(str)) ` ` ` `Console.Write(` `"Yes"` `); ` ` ` `else` ` ` `Console.Write(` `"No"` `); ` ` ` `} ` `} ` ` ` `// This code is Contributed by ` `// nitin mittal. ` |

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## PHP

`<?php ` `// PHP program to find if a number ` `// is divisible by 9 or not ` ` ` `// Function to find that ` `// number divisible by 9 or not ` `function` `check(` `$str` `) ` `{ ` ` ` ` ` `// Compute sum of digits ` ` ` `$n` `= ` `strlen` `(` `$str` `); ` ` ` `$digitSum` `= 0; ` ` ` `for` `(` `$i` `= 0; ` `$i` `< ` `$n` `; ` `$i` `++) ` ` ` `$digitSum` `+= (` `$str` `[` `$i` `] - ` `'0'` `); ` ` ` ` ` `// Check if sum of digits ` ` ` `// is divisible by 9. ` ` ` `return` `(` `$digitSum` `% 9 == 0); ` `} ` ` ` `// Driver code ` `$str` `= ` `"99333"` `; ` `$x` `= check(` `$str` `) ? ` `"Yes"` `: ` `"No "` `; ` `echo` `(` `$x` `); ` ` ` `// This code is contributed by Ajit. ` `?> ` |

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Output:

Yes

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