Best Answer

Because the second number from an odd number is odd, and every other number is an odd number. In fact, if you add or subtract an even number with any number, the result keeps the same parity as the other number. So an odd number minus an even number is odd, while an even number minus and even number is even.

Q: Why is and odd number minus an even number odd?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Continue Learning about Math & Arithmetic

An odd number minus an odd number is an even number.

Always odd.

No, it always has an EVEN answer

An odd number.

Any even number minus another even number is either even or zero. Any odd number minus another odd number is also either even or zero.

Related questions

"IT IS ALWAYS A ODD"

An odd number minus an odd number is an even number.

An even number can be divided by 2 evenly. An odd number will have a remainder of 1 when divided by 2. Even minus odd will be odd.

Always odd.

The answer will be odd.

The answer will be odd.

The answer is an odd number.

It would be even.

No, it always has an EVEN answer

an odd number.

an odd numberSubtracting an odd number from an even number will always result in an odd number.

It would be even.