even number

noun

Definition of even number

: a whole number that is able to be divided by two into two equal whole numbers The numbers 0, 2, 4, 6, and 8 are even numbers.

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“Even number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even%20number. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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