# Problem #1881

 1881 Danica drove her new car on a trip for a whole number of hours, averaging $55$ miles per hour. At the beginning of the trip, $abc$ miles was displayed on the odometer, where $abc$ is a 3-digit number with $a \ge 1$ and $a + b + c \le 7$. At the end of the trip, the odometer showed $cba$ miles. What is $a^2 + b^2 + c^2$ ? $\textbf {(A) } 26 \qquad \textbf {(B) } 27 \qquad \textbf {(C) } 36 \qquad \textbf {(D) } 37 \qquad \textbf {(E) }41$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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