# Hollys Bike Shop sells bicycles and tricycles Holly wants to know how many bicycles she has in her store She asks an employee to count for her The employee counts them and says There is a total?

only if you count them

### IS AN Employee ID number A RATIO VARIABLE?

No, an employee ID is just a label; in this case being numeric means it can be stored and used more efficiently in a computer, or it can be used as a count of the number of employees a company has employed:each new employee needs a unique employee ID (to avoid details getting mixed up) and so starting with 1 for the first employee and always adding one to the last employee number used it…

### What does number 12345678910 mean?

it means that they are numbers. The basic unit of math. 1 counts as 1, 2 counts as 2, 3 counts as 3, 4 coumts as 4, 5 counts as 5, 6 counts as 6, 7 counts as 7, 8 counts as 8, 9 counts as 9, & 10 counts as 10! does that make sense? it also means twelve billion, three hundred forty five million, six hundred seventy eight thousand, nine hundred ten. (12,345,678,910)

### The owner of a bike shop sells unicycles and bicycles and keeps inventory by counting seats and wheels. One day she counts 21 seats and 30 wheels. How many of each type of cycle are there?

The total number of seats and wheels on unicycles U and bicycles B are identified by the following equations : Seats : U + B = 21 (also the total of all cycles) Wheels : U + 2B = 30 Combining, you get wheels minus seats : [U + 2B] - [U + B] = 30-21 and B = 9 And since S = U + B = 21, then U = 21 - B…