Test if a number is odd or even using bitwise operator

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In PHP & or AND is a bitwise operator. When used it performs bitwise operation between two numbers. In the following example, the operator will test if the last bit of $number is 1. Thus successfully tests if $number is even or odd.

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  1. $number & 1;

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