# Integer whose Digits when Grouped in 3s add to 999 is Divisible by 999

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## Theorem

Let $n$ be an integer which has at least $3$ digits when expressed in decimal notation.

Let the digits of $n$ be divided into groups of $3$, counting from the right, and those groups added.

Then the result is equal to $999$ if and only if $n$ is divisible by $999$.

## Proof

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*... (previous) ... (next): $142,857$ - 1997: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): $142,857$