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# Can we distinguish decimal numbers as even or odd and how?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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No, even numbers are evenly divisible by two, which means that only the multiples of two are even numbers. Odd numbers make up the other integers. There is no such thing as an odd or even decimal.

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### Is a decimal and negative numbers odd or even?

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