**Parity is a mathematical term that describes the property of an integer's inclusion in one of two categories: even or odd.**

An integer is even if it is 'evenly divisible' by two and odd if it is not even. For example, 6 is even because there is no remainder when dividing it by 2. By contrast, 3, 5, 7…

**Parity is a mathematical term that describes the property of an integer's inclusion in one of two categories: even or odd.**

An integer is even if it is 'evenly divisible' by two and odd if it is not even. For example, 6 is even because there is no remainder when dividing it by 2. By contrast, 3, 5, 7…