# Math Multiple Choice

If *m* and *p* are positive integers and (*m* + *p*) x *m* is even, which of the following must be true?

(A) If *m * is odd, then *p * is odd.

(B) If *m * is odd, then *p * is even.

(C) If *m * is even, then *p * is even.

(D) If *m * is even, then *p * is odd.

(E) *m * must be even.

(from the October 18, 1997 test)