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# hi...need help with this code. thanks

hi...need help with this code. thanks

even.py
```import random
while True:
even_odd=int(input("Put a number"))
if even_odd==secret_num:
print("YouGoIt MyNumberwas{}".format(secret_num))
break
else:
even_odd_1=even_odd/2
if int(even_odd_1)=even_odd_1:
print("Number is even")
else:
print("Number is not even")
```

## It looks like you may have copied from a different challenge (or two!).

You might want to read the challenge instructions again carefully. Some of what it asks for is very different from what you wrote:

• the challenge asks you to write a function
• your function will require and test a passed argument
• it will not need to input anything
• it will not need any random value
• the function will return the result
• the results will only be True and False
• it will not need to print anything

Try again, and be careful to do only what the instructions ask for.

your randint spelling is wrong in line 2

```random.randint(1,10)
```

Knowing the correct spelling of randint might be useful in the future, but it will not help this challenge.

thanks Steven

does this looks better?

def even_odd(number): number=6 number_1=6/2 if int(number_1)==number_1: True else: False

There is no need to define the number inside the function. The number is passed to the function when it is called for example: even_odd(3) where 3 is the 'num'

You should use a modulo operation in order to figure out if the number has a rest value or not. In python % is the operator for a modulo operation. for example: 5 % 2 = 1 It is 1 because 5 divided by 2 leaves a quotient of 2 and a remainder of 1.

If you are still reading this then you might have realized that if you take an odd number and MOD by 2 you will get a value that is "Truthy" and if you take an even number and MOD by 2 you will get a value that is "Falsy". So our even_odd function we have to take that in to consideration.

We can achieve this by using the not operator.

```def even_odd(num):
return not num % 2
```

We could also do it like this

```def even_odd(num):
if num % 2 == 0:
return True
else:
return False
```

thanks