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# Why is 8 an even number?

Updated: 12/15/2022

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because it goes 2 4 6 8

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### If a number is even, then it ends in the digit 0,2,4,6, or 8,Converse:Inverse:Contrapositive?

Converse: If a number ends in 0,2,4,6, or 8 then it is even. Inverse: If a number does not end in 0,2,4,6, or 8 then it is not even. Contrapositive: If a number is not even, then it does not end in 0,2,4,6, or 8.

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### Is 1217 divisible by 8?

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### What is the even number before 10?

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### Can a whole number ending in 8 be prime?

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