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What does odd X even equal?

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05/17/2008

Let even be of the form 2k and odd be of the form 2k+1. Then odd * even becomes 2k*2k+1, or 4k^2 +2k. This can be written as 2(k^2 + k), which is of the form 2k. Therefore, odd X even equals even.