# The third expression

Algebra Level 3

$$a,b,c$$ are 3 real numbers such that $$a\neq b\neq c$$ and $${ a }^{ 2 }\left( b+c \right) ={ b }^{ 2 }\left( c+a \right) =2017$$.

What is the value of $$M={ c }^{ 2 }\left( a+b \right)$$?

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