If a number is divisible by 2, the number is **even**.

A number is divisible by 2 if it ends in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8.

If a number is not divisible by 2, the number is **odd**.

A number is not divisible by 2 if it ends in 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9.

59 ends in 9, so it is not divisible by 2.

This means that 59 is odd.