# Excel ISEVEN Function

Summary

The Excel ISEVEN function returns TRUE when a numeric value is even, and FALSE for odd numbers. ISEVEN will return the #VALUE error when a value is not numeric.

Purpose

Test if a value is even

Return value

A logical value (TRUE or FALSE)

Syntax

=ISEVEN (value)

Arguments

**value**- The numeric value to check.

Usage notes

Use the ISEVEN function to check if a numeric **value** is an even number. ISEVEN will return TRUE when a numeric **value** is even and FALSE when a numeric **value** is odd. If **value** is not numeric, ISEVEN will return the #VALUE error.

For example, =ISEVEN(A1) will return TRUE if A1 contains the number 2 and FALSE if A1 contains the number 3.

Usually, **value** is supplied as a cell address.

ISEVEN is part of a group of functions called the IS functions that all return the logical values TRUE or FALSE.