Contributor: Meghan Vestal. Lesson ID: 11235
Isn't it odd how there are so many even numbers? It's not even odd that there are easy rules to remember which are which. Watch a video, make a chart, and play a sorting game to learn odds and evens!
Which of these numbers is not like the other? 73, 99, 62, 81
Were you able to figure out the question at the beginning of the lesson?
Which of those numbers does not belong? Tell your answer to a teacher or parent and explain your reasoning.
If you said 62 is not like the other numbers, you are correct! 62 is an even number, whereas the other numbers are odd. How can you tell the difference between an even and an odd number?
Let's watch a video clip to find out! Before you watch the video, copy the following chart onto a piece of paper:
Even Rules 
Odd Rules 


As you watch the video, complete the chart by writing down ways you can identify even and odd numbers. Watch Even & Odd Numbers  Third Grade Math Lesson (Turtle Diary):
What is the difference between an even and an odd number? Share your chart with a teacher or parent.
Make sure you have the following information in your chart:
Even Rules 
Odd Rules 


Now that you know the tricks to correctly identifying even and odd numbers, move on to the next section to practice!
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