Q: Does a odd number plus a odd number always equal a even number?

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An even number

All even numbers can be divided by two, while odd numbers can't. Also, an even number plus an even number is always even. An odd number plus an odd number is always even. An even number plus an odd number is always odd.

An even number.

The sum of any two odd numbers is always even. This is because (a) any odd number can always be expressed as an even number plus 1, and (b) the sum of two even numbers is always even. So if X is even and Y is even then X+1 added to Y+1 will equal X+Y+2

Any odd number can be written as an even number plus one. Any even number plus any other even number makes an even number. Add one makes an odd number. So an odd number plus an even number is always an odd number. Algebraically, any odd number can be written as 2a+ 1 where a is a whole number. Any even number can be written as 2b, where b is a whole number. Add them together, the sum is 2(a + b) + 1, which is odd.

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An odd number plus an even number will always be an odd number.

An even number

Yes, an even number plus an even number is always even. Also, and odd number plus an odd number is always even.

Even. Always

All even numbers can be divided by two, while odd numbers can't. Also, an even number plus an even number is always even. An odd number plus an odd number is always even. An even number plus an odd number is always odd.

An even number.

always even

Always.

Yes, always.

In normal arithmetic, never.

The sum of any two odd numbers is always even. This is because (a) any odd number can always be expressed as an even number plus 1, and (b) the sum of two even numbers is always even. So if X is even and Y is even then X+1 added to Y+1 will equal X+Y+2

Any odd number can be written as an even number plus one. Any even number plus any other even number makes an even number. Add one makes an odd number. So an odd number plus an even number is always an odd number. Algebraically, any odd number can be written as 2a+ 1 where a is a whole number. Any even number can be written as 2b, where b is a whole number. Add them together, the sum is 2(a + b) + 1, which is odd.