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Is zero even or odd?

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In mathematics, zero is an even number. To be even, a number must be divisible by two with no remainder. Zero fits this description because zero divided by two equals zero.

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There is an easy rule of thumb to help determine whether a number is even. Even numbers end with a digit of zero, two, four, six or eight. Conversely, an odd number cannot be divided evenly by two. Odd numbers end with a digit of one, three, five, seven or nine. This makes it simple to determine whether a number is even or odd regardless of the number's size.

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