**Quantitative Aptitude – Number Systems**

**Question**

If the product of three consecutive positive integers is 15600 then the sum of the squares of these integers is

A) 1777

B) 1785

C) 1875

D) 1877

**Answer**

Option (D)

**Solution**

From CAT 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude – Number Systems, we can see that,

a (a+1) (a+2) = 15600

The consecutive numbers will be 24, 25 and 26

We have to find,

a^2 + (a+1)^2 + (a+2)^2 = (24)^2 + (25)^2 + (26)^2 = 1877

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## CAT 2017 Questions from Quantitative Aptitude – Number Systems

Quantitative Aptitude – Number Systems – Q1: If a, b, c are three positive integers such that a and b are in the ratio 3 : 4 while b and c are in the ratio 2:1, then which one of the following is a possible value of (a + b + c)?

Quantitative Aptitude – Number Systems – Q2: The numbers 1, 2,…,9 are arranged in a 3 X 3 square grid in such a way that each number occurs once and the entries along each column, each row, and each of the two diagonals add up to the same value.

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