**Definition of Consecutive Numbers**

- The integer numbers, one after the other, are known as Consecutive Numbers.

**More about Consecutive Numbers**

- The difference between any two consecutive integers is 1.
- Out of any two consecutive numbers, one must be even and one must be odd.

**Example of Consecutive Numbers**

- 19, 20, 21…..are consecutive integers.
- The consecutive odd numbers between 0 and 10 are 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

**Solved Example on Consecutive Numbers**

Find out the addition of consecutive even numbers between 15 and 25.

Choices:

A. 98

B. 100

C. 90

D. 110

Correct Answer: B

Solution:

Step 1: Consecutive numbers are those that follow each other in an unbroken sequence.

Step 2: Between 15 and 25, the even numbers are 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24. [Numbers which are divisible by 2 are called even numbers.]

Step 3: Sum = 16 + 18 + 20 + 22 + 24

Step 4: = 100

Step 5: Hence, the addition of consecutive even numbers between 15 and 25 are 100.

**Related Terms for Consecutive Numbers**

- Integer
- Number