Proposition: Prop. 9.21: Sum of Even Numbers is Even
(Proposition 21 from Book 9 of Euclid's “Elements”)
If any multitude whatsoever of even numbers is added together then the whole is even.
* For let any multitude whatsoever of even numbers, $AB$, $BC$, $CD$, $DE$, lie together.
* I say that the whole, $AE$, is even.
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- Fitzpatrick, Richard: Euclid's "Elements of Geometry"
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