> Roman Numerals <
Roman numerals is the numeral system of ancient
Rome (B.C period, meaning before Chris in the
10th century ). It uses letters from the Latin
alphabet to signify values.
Example: The numbers 1 through 10 written in Roman numerals
I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X
Zero? Roman numerals does not include a zero.
The Roman numerals we use today are based on seven symbols
This chart shows the seven symbol
Numbers are formed by combining symbols
together and adding the values.
Example: the number 6 = V L, the number 10 = X and
the number 11 = XL
When smaller values precede larger values, the smaller values are
subtracted from the larger values, and the result is added to the
total. For example: LV = (5 − 1) = 4
Roman Numerals for Numbers 1 to 50