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A series of numbers is given in the question and it could be anything. Have tried things related to temperature values etc. but none worked.

Guessing the next number in this series looks highly unlikely.

16 18 20 62

Hint: Answer is a 7 letter word.

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    $\begingroup$ +2, +2, +2, +22, +22, +22, +222... probably 84 with my logic $\endgroup$ Mar 6, 2016 at 17:45
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the reply. But this didnt work $\endgroup$ Mar 6, 2016 at 17:47
  • $\begingroup$ Looks like this isn't a mathematic series question. Maybe something which these numbers represent. $\endgroup$ Mar 6, 2016 at 17:49
  • $\begingroup$ Can you give us the whole question? $\endgroup$
    – bleh
    Mar 7, 2016 at 0:50
  • $\begingroup$ @bleh this is the entire question. Only these numbers are given. We need to figure out what they represent. $\endgroup$ Mar 7, 2016 at 2:31

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I think it is

Sarcasm
These are the atomic numbers of the elements with symbols S = 16 Ar = 18 Ca = 20 Sm = 62

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