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?

45,000

360,000

364,500

392,000

396,900

ANS C .How to solve this task, what is for 36,000 is given???

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x= 40500

actually the no of novels sold = x

no of paperback sold = 9x

hence total novels sold is = 36000 + 10x

so the no of paperback sold = 9*40500=364500

hence answer C