Worksheet: Identifying Odd and Even Numbers: Skip Counting

In this worksheet, we will practice deciding whether a number up to 20 is odd or even by skip counting in twos.

Q1:

Olivia is listing odd numbers by counting on two. She says “1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11.”

What odd number comes next?

Q2:

Which of these numbers are odd?

12345678910
  • A2, 4, 6, 8
  • B3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10
  • C1, 3, 5, 7, 9
  • D2, 4, 6, 8, 10

Q3:

Which of these numbers are even?

12345678910
  • A2, 4, 6, 8, 10
  • B3, 5, 9
  • C1, 3, 5, 7, 9
  • D1, 2, 6, 7, 9
  • E1,4, 5, 9

Q4:

Charlotte is counting her bears in twos.

She finds that she has 12 bears. Does she have an even or odd number of bears?

  • Aeven
  • Bodd

Q5:

Victoria had 14 plants in her garden. She removed 4 of them and later added 5 new plants. Is the number of plants in her garden even or odd?

  • Aodd
  • Beven

Q6:

Michael is counting his bears in twos.

He gets to 12 and then sees that he only has one bear left to count. Does he have an even or odd number of bears?

  • Aeven
  • Bodd

Q7:

David is listing even numbers by counting on two. He says “2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12.”

What even number is next?

Q8:

Write the next two odd numbers: 7,9,11,13,,.

  • A15, 17
  • B14, 15
  • C14, 16
  • D14, 17
  • E15, 16

Q9:

Write the next two even numbers: 6,8,10,12,,.

  • A13, 14
  • B14, 15
  • C14, 16
  • D13, 16
  • E13, 15

Q10:

I am thinking of an even number that is more than 8 and less than 11. What number is it?

Q11:

I am thinking of an odd number that is more than 7 and less than 10. What number is it?

Q12:

Find the odd number that is greater than 93 and less than 97.

Q13:

Which of the following is an even number between 90 and 95?

  • A95
  • B92
  • C88
  • D93

Q14:

I am thinking of an even two-digit number. It is between 90 and 100 and the sum of its digits is 11. What is the number?

Q15:

The product of two consecutive odd numbers is 15. What are the numbers?

  • A5, 10
  • B1, 15
  • C2, 4
  • D4, 74
  • E3, 5

Q16:

Here are 57 dots. Is 57 even or odd?

  • Aodd
  • Beven

Q17:

Isabella is using ten frames to see if 14 is even or odd.

She knows that even numbers can be grouped into pairs, so she colors 14 squares in two ten frames and tries to see if every square has a partner.

She notices that the first ten frame is full and can always be grouped into pairs. So, to decide if the number is odd or even, she needs to look at the second ten frame, which is the ten frame for the unit digit.

Now it is your turn. Is 17 even or odd? Why?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q18:

Here are 46 dots. Is 46 even or odd?

  • Aodd
  • Beven

Q19:

Anthony brought 12 cupcakes to a party and Madison brought 7 cupcakes. At the end of the party, there were 5 cupcakes left. Is the number of cupcakes that were eaten even or odd?

  • Aodd
  • Beven

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