C Program to find if a number is odd or even using Conditional Operator

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Write a program in C language using the conditional operator to check whether a given number is even or odd.

How to check if a Number is Odd or Even in C using conditional operator?

An integer that is divisible by 2 is an even number and that is not divisible by 2 is an odd number. Example of even number is 2 , 4, 12 etc.

Example of an odd number is 3 , 5 , 25 etc.

Here’s a program to find out if the number is an even number or odd number in C    programming language using conditional operator.

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
    int input;
    printf("AbundantCode.com's coding sample\n");
    printf("Input a number: ");
    scanf("%d", &input);

    (input % 2 == 0) ? printf("%d is an even number", input) : printf("%d is is an odd number", input);

    return 0;


AbundantCode.com’s coding sample                                                    
Input a number: 15                                  
14 is an odd number

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