How to solve the following Number Theory problem? [closed]

I've been practicing Number Theory lately and I've stumbled upon a problem that I cannot solve. I Googled a little bit on the Internet and I've found that I should be using Fermat's Little Theorem.

Here is the problem:

For positive integers $n\in \mathbb{N}$ find which of the two numbers $a_n=2^{2n+1}-2^{n+1}+1$ and $b_{n} = 2^{2n +1} + 2^{n + 1} + 1$ is divisible by $2$.

Any help would be appreciated.

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• None is divisible by $2$, because $2\nmid 1$. – Dietrich Burde Jun 28 '17 at 9:20
• @Gigaxel, a typo is there in your question as $a_n$ would equal to $1$ if we cancel out +ve and -ve $2^{2n+1}$ , you have mistyped it – Atul Mishra Jun 28 '17 at 9:22
• @projectilemotion Ah yes you are right. My mistake it should have been just like in the second equation. Power of n + 1 not on 2n + 1. – Gigaxel Jun 28 '17 at 9:24
• @AtulMishra You're right. Edited it. – Gigaxel Jun 28 '17 at 9:26
• Even after the edit both $a_n$ and $b_n$ are odd. – kingW3 Jun 28 '17 at 9:41