# Excel ISODD Function

Summary

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

Purpose

Test if a value is odd

Return value

A logical value (TRUE or FALSE)

Syntax

=ISODD (value)

Arguments

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

Usage notes

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

For example, =ISODD(A1) will return TRUE if A1 contains the number 3 and FALSE if A1 contains the number 4.

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

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