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**Yes, number 157 is an odd number.**- One hundred and fifty-seven is an odd number, because when it is divided by 2 it will leave a comma spot.

- Number 157 is an
__odd number__.

- All numbers that cannot be divided exactly by 2 are odd numbers.
- Odd numbers can't be divided evenly into groups of two. The number five can be divided into two groups of two and one group of one. Odd numbers always end with a digit of 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9.

- An odd number is an integer which is not a multiple of two. If it is divided by two the result is a fraction. One is the first odd positive number. The next four bigger odd numbers are three, five, seven, and nine. An integer that is not an odd number is an even number.
- An even number is defined as a whole number that is a multiple of two. If an even number is divided by two, the result is another whole number. On the other hand, an odd number, when divided by two, will result in a fraction. Since odd and even numbers are defined only in reference to the set of integers (..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...), all negative numbers can also be either odd or even.