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The ones digit, for all numbers divisible by 5, must be either <math>0</math> or <math>5</math>. However, from the restriction in the problem, it must be even, giving us exactly one choice (<math>0</math>) for this digit. For the middle two digits, we may choose any even integer from <math>[0, 8]</math>, meaning that we have <math>5</math> total options. For the first digit, we follow similar intuition but realize that it cannot be <math>0</math>, hence giving us 4 possibilities. Therefore, using the multiplication rule, we get <math>4\times 5 \times 5 \times 1 = \boxed{\textbf{(B) } 100}</math>. ~ciceronii | The ones digit, for all numbers divisible by 5, must be either <math>0</math> or <math>5</math>. However, from the restriction in the problem, it must be even, giving us exactly one choice (<math>0</math>) for this digit. For the middle two digits, we may choose any even integer from <math>[0, 8]</math>, meaning that we have <math>5</math> total options. For the first digit, we follow similar intuition but realize that it cannot be <math>0</math>, hence giving us 4 possibilities. Therefore, using the multiplication rule, we get <math>4\times 5 \times 5 \times 1 = \boxed{\textbf{(B) } 100}</math>. ~ciceronii | ||
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==Video Solution== | ==Video Solution== |
Revision as of 17:55, 18 March 2020
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Problem
How many -digit positive integers (that is, integers between and , inclusive) having only even digits are divisible by
Solution
The ones digit, for all numbers divisible by 5, must be either or . However, from the restriction in the problem, it must be even, giving us exactly one choice () for this digit. For the middle two digits, we may choose any even integer from , meaning that we have total options. For the first digit, we follow similar intuition but realize that it cannot be , hence giving us 4 possibilities. Therefore, using the multiplication rule, we get . ~ciceronii swrebby
Video Solution
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See Also
2020 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 5 |
Followed by Problem 7 | |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | ||
All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
2020 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 3 |
Followed by Problem 5 |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | |
All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
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