At the begining, there are 1974/2=987 odd numbers. When we replace two numbers a and b by a number either a + b or a - b, we see that:

+ if a odd and b even, or a even and b odd then a + b or a - b is still odd

+ if a and b are both even then a + b or a -b is still even

+ If a and are both odd then a + b or a - b is even

So the number of odd after each such replacement operation is stay the same or deacresed by two. At the begining, there is 987 odd numbers (987 is odd) and the odd number left must be odd too. So at the final, only one number left, it must be odd number, it is not 0. (because 0 is even). [haha]

At the begining, there are 1974/2=987 odd numbers. When we replace two numbers a and b by a number either a + b or a - b, we see that:

+ if a odd and b even, or a even and b odd then a + b or a - b is still odd

+ if a and b are both even then a + b or a -b is still even

+ If a and are both odd then a + b or a - b is even

So the number of odd after each such replacement operation is stay the same or deacresed by two. At the begining, there is 987 odd numbers (987 is odd) and the odd number left must be odd too. So at the final, only one number left, it must be odd number, it is not 0. (because 0 is even).

At the begining, there are 1974/2=987 odd numbers. When we replace two numbers a and b by a number either a + b or a - b, we see that:

+ if a odd and b even, or a even and b odd then a + b or a - b is still odd

+ if a and b are both even then a + b or a -b is still even

+ If a and are both odd then a + b or a - b is even

So the number of odd after each such replacement operation is stay the same or deacresed by two. At the begining, there is 987 odd numbers (987 is odd) and the odd number left must be odd too. So at the final, only one number left, it must be odd number, it is not 0. (because 0 is even).

At the begining, there are 1974/2=987 odd numbers. When we replace two numbers a and b by a number either a + b or a - b, we see that:

+ if a odd and b even, or a even and b odd then a + b or a - b is still odd

+ if a and b are both even then a + b or a -b is still even

+ If a and are both odd then a + b or a - b is even

So the number of odd after each such replacement operation is stay the same or deacresed by two. At the begining, there is 987 odd numbers (987 is odd) and the odd number left must be odd too. So at the final, only one number left, it must be odd number, it is not 0. (because 0 is even).