Practice Python

Beginner Python exercises

15 February 2014

Odd Or Even Solutions

Exercise 2

Ask the user for a number. Depending on whether the number is even or odd, print out an appropriate message to the user.

Hint: how does an even / odd number react differently when divided by 2?


  1. If the number is a multiple of 4, print out a different message.
  2. Ask the user for two numbers: one number to check (call it num) and one number to divide by (check). If check divides evenly into num, tell that to the user. If not, print a different appropriate message.

Sample solution

There are many ways of doing the exercise, so I am posting a few sample solutions. The very basics:

And something that looks slightly more complex (but is just a more complicated conditional):

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