**This is the second in the Variations on Numbers Series.**

The number 2 is the first prime number, and the only even prime number.

A number is said to be *even* if there is no remainder when you divide it by 2. (This is why the number 0 is even – a question I get a lot.)

Like all other numbers, there is an infinite number of ways to represent the number 2. Here are a handful of ones that I came up with:

Where do you see the number 2 in your world? And what are the variations?

Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to talk about the number 2 with your children.

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