(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Use direct proof to prove "The product of any two even integers is a multiple of 4."

2. Relevant equations

definition of even is n=2k

3. The attempt at a solution

My proof is going in circles/getting nowhere.

So far I have (shortened): By definition even n=2k, n=2j for some integer k

2k(2j) = 4kj = 4(kj) kj is an integer because k and j are integers

and the product of two integers is an integer

Not sure where to take it from there or if I even set the proof up correctly!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Simple Proof, Number Theory

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