# What Are Even Numbers? (Mathematics Lesson)

# What Are Even Numbers?

Even numbers are integers that can be divided exactly by 2.# How to Check if a Number Is an Even Number

**Question**: Is 24 an even number?

Step 1

24 ÷ 2 = 12.

Step 2

**Step 1**is a whole number, the original number is even. Else it is odd.

12 is a whole number. 24 is an even number.

# Real Examples of Even Numbers

Some examples of even numbers are:##### Quick Test

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##### Note

# FORMAL DEFINITION OF EVEN NUMBERS

A number n is even if there exists an integer k, such that:This ensures n can always be divided exactly by 2, without remainder.

**A QUICK WAY TO CHECK IF A NUMBER IS AN EVEN NUMBER**

A number is even if its last digit is 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8.