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## Homework Statement

How do I show that the additive inverse, or negative, of an even number is an even number ( direct proof) ?

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I have no idea. Anybody?

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How do I show that the additive inverse, or negative, of an even number is an even number ( direct proof) ?

I have no idea. Anybody?

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tiny-tim

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alternatively, start "an even number is a + a, so …"

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Thanks! Makes sense now.

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