The sum of the squares of three consecutive odd numbers is 2531. Find the numbers. 


(a) 
27, 29, 31 
(b) 
25, 27, 29 
(c) 
31, 33, 35 
(d) 
21, 23, 25 
The sum of the squares of three consecutive odd numbers is 2531. Find the numbers. 


(a) 
27, 29, 31 
(b) 
25, 27, 29 
(c) 
31, 33, 35 
(d) 
21, 23, 25 
Let the numbers be
Then,
Hence, the required numbers are 27, 29 and 31.