2020 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 6

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The following problem is from both the 2020 AMC 12A #4 and 2020 AMC 10A #6, so both problems redirect to this page.

Problem

How many $4$-digit positive integers (that is, integers between $1000$ and $9999$, inclusive) having only even digits are divisible by $5?$

$\textbf{(A) } 80 \qquad \textbf{(B) } 100 \qquad \textbf{(C) } 125 \qquad \textbf{(D) } 200 \qquad \textbf{(E) } 500$

Solution 1

The ones digit, for all numbers divisible by 5, must be either $0$ or $5$. However, from the restriction in the problem, it must be even, giving us exactly one choice ($0$) for this digit. For the middle two digits, we may choose any even integer from $[0, 8]$, meaning that we have $5$ total options. For the first digit, we follow similar intuition but realize that it cannot be $0$, hence giving us 4 possibilities. Therefore, using the multiplication rule, we get $4\times 5 \times 5 \times 1 = \boxed{\textbf{(B) } 100}$. ~ciceronii swrebby

Solution 2

The ones digit, for all the numbers that have to divisible be 5, must be a $0$ or a $5$. Since the problem states that we can only use even digits, the last digit must be $0$. From there, there are no other restrictions since the divisibility rule for 5 states that the last digit must be a $0$ or a $5$. So there are $4$ even digit options for the first number then $5$ for the middle 2. So when we have to do $4 \cdot 5 \cdot 5 \cdot 1 = \boxed{\textbf{(B) } 100}$. ~bobthefam

Video Solution

https://youtu.be/JEjib74EmiY

~IceMatrix

https://youtu.be/Ep6XF3VUO3E

~savannahsolver

See Also

2020 AMC 10A (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 5
Followed by
Problem 7
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions
2020 AMC 12A (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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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