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Check if a number is divisible by 8 using bitwise operators
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 10 May, 2018

Given a number n, check if it is divisible by 8 using bitwise operators.

Examples:

Input : 16
Output :YES

Input :15
Output :NO

Approach: Result = (((n >> 3) << 3) == n). First we shift the 3 bit right then we shift the 3 bit left and then compare the number with the given number if the number is equal to the number then it is the divisible by 8 .
Explanation:
Example: n = 16 given so binary of the 16 is 10000 now we shift the 3 bit right, now we have 00010 so again we shift the 3 bit left, then we have 10000 now compare with the given number first 16==16 in binary so it true so the number is divisible by 8.

CPP




// C++ program to check whether
// the number is divisible by
// 8 or not using bitwise operator
#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
  
// function to check number is
// div by 8 or not using bitwise
// operator
int Div_by_8(int n)
{
    return (((n >> 3) << 3) == n);
}
  
// Driver program
int main()
{
    int n = 16;
    if (Div_by_8(n))
        cout << "YES" << endl;
    else
        cout << "NO" << endl;
    return 0;
}


Java




// Java program to check whether
// the number is divisible by
// 8 or not using bitwise operator
import java.io.*;
import java.util.*;
  
class GFG 
{
    // function to check number is
    // div by 8 or not using bitwise
    // operator
    static boolean Div_by_8(int n)
    {
        return (((n >> 3) << 3) == n);
    }
      
    // Driver code
    public static void main (String[] args) 
    {
        int n = 16;
        if (Div_by_8(n))
            System.out.println("YES");
        else
            System.out.println("NO");
          
    }
}
  
// This code is contributed by  Gitanjali


Python3




# Python  program to check whether
# the number is divisible by
# 8 or not using bitwise operator
  
import math
  
# function to check number is
# div by 8 or not using bitwise
# operator
  
def Div_by_8(n):
  
    return (((n >> 3) << 3) == n)
  
  
#  driver code
n = 16
if (Div_by_8(n)):
    print("YES")
else:
    print("NO")
  
# This code is contributed by Gitanjali.


C#




            
// C# program to check whether          
// the number is divisible by          
// 8 or not using bitwise operator          
using System;          
class GFG {          
             
 // function to check number is          
 // div by 8 or not using bitwise          
 // operator          
 static bool Div_by_8(int n)          
 {          
 return (((n >> 3) << 3) == n);          
 }          
             
 // Driver code          
 public static void Main ()           
 {          
 int n = 16;          
             
 if (Div_by_8(n))          
 Console.WriteLine("YES");          
 else          
 Console.WriteLine("NO");          
             
 }          
}     
       
// This code is contributed by vt_m.          


PHP




<?php
// PHP program to check whether
// the number is divisible by
// 8 or not using bitwise operator
  
// function to check number is
// div by 8 or not using bitwise
// operator
function Div_by_8($n)
{
    return ((($n >> 3) << 3) == $n);
}
  
// Driver program
$n = 16;
  
if (Div_by_8($n))
    echo "YES";
else
    echo "NO";
          
//This code is contributed by mits. 
?>


YES

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