The graph below shows the average daily circulation (in thousands) of two newspapers (A and B) for ten years. Find the average daily circulation of A in the year when combined average daily circulation was maximum.

You are given a number N with the property that every next digit of N is greater than the previous digit (so second digit from the left is greater than the first digit, and third digit is greater than the second and so on). Now multiply N by 9. What is the sum of the digits of the resulting number?