ODD NUMBER

Definition of Odd Number

An odd number is a whole number that is not divisible by 2.
{1, 3, 5, 7, 9, . . . .} is the set of odd numbers.

More About Odd Number

  • An odd number is a whole number that is not a multiple of 2.
  • An odd number is a whole number that has 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 in the ones place.

Examples of Odd Number

    The following are few examples of odd numbers
    27, 55, 89, 45, 99, 221, 999, 100,375

Video Examples: Even and Odd Numbers


Solved Example on Odd Number

Ques: Find the probability of getting an odd number, when a number cube is rolled.

    Choices:

    Correct answer: C

Solution:

    Step 1: Number of favorable outcomes = number of odd numbers = 3
    Step 2: Total number of possible outcomes = numbers on the cube = 6
    Step 3: Probability (getting an odd number) = [Simplify.]

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