Amit05 wrote:

16. There were 36.000 hardback copies of a certain novel sold before the paperback version was issued. From the time the first paperback copy was sold until the last copy of the novel was sold. 9 times as many paperback copies as hardback copies were sold. If a total of 441.000 copies of the novel were sold in all, how many paperback copies were sold?

(A) 45.000

(B) 360.000

(C) 364.500

(D) 392.000

(E) 396.900

I could solve this problem but getting a different answer. Please suggest..

H = hardback

P = paperback

9H = P

=>36,000 + P + P/9 = 441,000

=> P = 364,500

(C) it is