Common Core Math Vocabulary

# Even Number - Definition with Examples

## Let's Learn!

**What are even numbers?**

Whole numbers that have the digits 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 in their ones place are even numbers.

For example: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 … are sequential even numbers.

Even numbers when divided by 2 leave no remainder.

## Let's Sing!

*Socks and shoes in a pair of two,*

*2, 4, 6, 8 in a queue,*

*Even numbers are multiples of two.*

*There is no remainder. Yes, it’s true!*

* *Let's do it!

Bring in a jar and put an even number of candy in it. Ask the child to pick out two candy from the jar each time and count the total candy they have. After the child has picked out all the candy from the jar, show that are none left!

Next, ask the child to divide the total number of candy by 2 to check if there is a remainder.

Repeat the activity with an odd number of candy to demonstrate the difference.

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Place Value, Multiple, Odd Numbers, Remainder, Sum, Product, Skip Count

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