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That’s Odd

What makes an odd number different from an even number? This isn’t like a Sesame Street kind of test. I’m simply asking why should three be more odd than six? Or eighteen be more even in nature than twenty-one. What makes a number odd or even, and how is it that from the age of three or four every child knows whether a number is odd or even?

Oddly arranged numbers in an Even order.

They might know what an odd or even number is, but do they know why? It’s strange. It’s bizarre. It’s well, frankly, odd.

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7 Responses

  1. What if you’re 1/2 odd and 1/2 even, depends on the day of the week and who you’re with.

  2. That would make you oddly even or evenly odd. Oddly, even I knew that.

  3. 1) Cosine, you mean? Cosigning can lead to repayment.
    2) So, is the Cowboy, for example, odd or even? There are also imaginary and irrational numbers…

    Nice one Matty.

  4. Matty, I think perhaps you may be a bit odd yourself… Love ya see ya soon!

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