# Q: Is 123,456,788 an Even Number?

A: Yes, the number 123,456,788 is an even number.

## How is 123,456,788 an even number?

An even number is any integer (a whole number) that can be divided by 2. If you can cleanly divide a number by 2, the number is even. If you divide by 2 and there is a remainder left, then the number is odd.

Let's try that calculation...

123,456,788 ÷ 2 = 61,728,394

Notice the answer is a whole number and doesn't have a remainder? That means the number is even, as it can cleanly be divided by 2, with no remaining remainder.

### How to identify an even number without a calculator

Any number that ends in 2, 4, 6 or 8 is even. If the number is larger than 10, if it ends in 0 it is also an even number. They are even because they can be divided by 2 evenly.

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