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# The square of a number is an even number. Is this sentence a statement? Give reason.

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• A sentence is a statement if it is either true or false always.
The square of a number is an even number.
This sentence is not a statement because the square of a number is odd if
the number is odd and the square of a number is even if the number is even.
$\therefore$ The sentence is neither true nor false always and hence is not a statement.
answered Jul 3, 2014