# Rhonda's Zip Code

Pro Problems > Math > Number and Quantity > Number Theory > Digits## Rhonda's Zip Code

Rhonda’s zip code has five digits. Two of the digits are the same. One of the digits is three times another digit. Three of the digits are consecutive integers. The zip code starts with a zero. What is the largest possible sum for the digits of Rhonda’s zip code?

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