In finding what lies between 16 and 38, it is the same thing as finding the number that is in between 16 and 38 on a number line.

To do that, take the average of 16 and 38.

Take note that the formula for the average is:

Average`= (x_1 +x_2 + . . . +x_n)/(n)` ``

So, the average will be:

Average `= (16 + 38)/(2) = (54)/(2) = 27`

Hence, the number that lies between 16 and 38 **is 27****.**

You can check it by looking at the number line above. Count the number of units from 16 to 27 and count the number of units from 27 to 38. You will get 11 units for both.

That is it! :)

what lies between 16 and 38?

The most simple way of solving this is to find out the average of both numbers (average is the middle value) to do that both numbers are to be added and then divided by 2.

Average = `(16 + 38)/ 2 = 54/2 = 27`

The answer to the above question is 27.