# ISEVEN function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

## What is ISEVEN function in Excel?

ISEVEN function is one of the Information functions in Microsoft Excel that returns TRUE if number is even, or FALSE if number is odd.

## Syntax of ISEVEN function

ISEVEN(number)

The ISEVEN function syntax has the following arguments:

**Number:**The value to test. If number is not an integer, it is truncated.

## ISEVEN formula explanation

If number is nonnumeric, ISEVEN returns the #VALUE! error value.

## Example of ISEVEN function

Steps to follow:

1. Open a new Excel worksheet.

2. Copy data in the following table below and paste it in cell A1

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You can adjust the column widths to see all the data, if need be.

Formula |
Description |
Result |

=ISEVEN(-1) | Tests whether -1 is even | FALSE |

=ISEVEN(2.5) | Checks whether 2.5 is even. The decimal portion, .5, is truncated, so 2 is tested. | TRUE |

=ISEVEN(5) | Tests whether 5 is even. | FALSE |

=ISEVEN(0) | Zero (0) is considered even. | TRUE |

12/23/2011 | Tests the date in A6. The decimal representation of 12/23/2011 is 40900. | TRUE |