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Folks I was just going thru the PP notes and found that 0 is

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Folks I was just going thru the PP notes and found that 0 is [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2003, 06:27
Folks I was just going thru the PP notes and found that 0 is part of the even set. I couldnt understand why... I am still to check my school books but how can zero be even or odd. 0 isnt divisible by 2 . So whats the logic ?
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2003, 06:52
incidentally in the premium member section BB has answered this
Even - 2n
Odd 2n + 1
Therefore by definition 0 is odd.
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yeah I wrote odd instead of even in a hurry
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 05:17
Could someone explain to me why should we consider 0 as a multiple of 5? I came across such DS question in the KAPLAN book
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 05:47
Following this logic, 0 is a multiple of any number, not 5 only. So, many questions are possible here. A basic definition of a multiple is:

N is multiple of 5 if N=5k in which k is an integer. So, 0 seems legal. But usually the actual GMAT avoids this kind of ambiguities.
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