Free notebooks were distributed equally among children of a class. The number of notebooks each child got was one-eighth of the number of children. Had the number of children been half, each child would have got 16 notebooks. Total how many notebooks were distributed ?



Let the no. of copies be x.... Let the no. Of children be y. No. Of copies each child gets =y/8 A/q,(y/8)y=x....y^2=8x If,no. Of children. Is y/2... No.of copies each child gets is 16 (y/2)/8=16....y=256 x=y^2/8=256*256/8=8192