# Why is the product of 2 odd numbers, odd?

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Mar 14, 2018

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#### Explanation:

The same odd number added together will always produce and even number.

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Because 2 times a number is always even.

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This can be rewritten as:

Because

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Therefore:

Because an odd number plus an even number equal and odd number, therefore: