# Question #0a081

Apr 16, 2017

1 and 2 will result in an even integer but 3 will not.

#### Explanation:

Any number multiplied by an even integer will result in an even integer. Both 1 and 2 are multiplied by y which is an even number.
So both 1 and 2 result in even numbers.

3 a number is being subtracted by an even number.
An even number subtracted by an even number will be an even number.
An odd number subtracted by an even number will be an odd number

$x - 3$ is an odd number because an even number subtracted by an odd number will be an odd number.

So an odd number subtracted by an even number is an odd number so number three is an odd number