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How much greater is the square of the sum of three different positive integers than the sum of their squares?
(1) The sum of the products of all possible pairs of two different integers out of the original set of three is 61.
(2) The largest of the three integers, 7, is equal to the sum of the two smaller integers.
(A) Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
(B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
(C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
(D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
(E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data are needed.