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Leonard writes down a sequence of numbers. After the first two numbers, each number is the sum of the previous two numbers in the sequence. The fourth number is $6$ and the sixth number is $15$. What is the seventh number in the sequence?
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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.