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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 55088: how to get 16 by adding three consecutive numbers?Answer by anjulasahay(30)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!how to get 16 by adding three consecutive numbers? ans : let x be the 1st number of the three consecutive numbers. then according to problem x+(x+1)+(x+1+1) = 16 3x+3=16 or 3x=13 or x = 13/3 hence the three nos are 13/3,(13/3)+1),(13/3)+1+1) 13/3,16/3,19/3