How do you write in Roman numerals?
This is a common Roman Numerals Chart that includes all 7 Roman Numeral Symbols used for representing the numbers of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, and 1,000.
I = 1
V = 5
X = 10
L = 50
C = 100
D = 500
M = 1000
I : Roman number which represents 1 (one). 2 is II, 3 is III. 4 is written as IV following our rules above, and it is also much shorter to write.
V : Roman number for 5. 4 is written as IV, 6 is written as VI, 7 is written as VII and 8 is written as VIII.
X : Roman number for 10. 11 is written as XI, 12 is written as XII, 13 is written as XIII, 14 is written as XIV, fifteen is written as XV.
L : Roman number for 50. 40 is written as XL, 60 is written as LX.
C : Roman number for 100. 90 is written as XC, CX is 110. The C stands for the Latin word Centum, you can easily remember it as thinking that a century means 100 years.
D : Roman number for 500. 400 is written as CD, 600 is written as DC.
M : Roman number for 1000. 900 is written as CM, 1100 is written as MC. You can easily remember this as thinking that a millennium is 1000 years.
We can find Roman Numbers and Roman Numerals surrounding us in everyday life. If you are the observant and visual type, you may have noticed that you are encircled by ancient history. Things such as architecture, arts, even inventions, and gadgets often have ancient beginnings. They can be seen in clocks, book titles, movie credits, monuments, signs, and even people’s names!
The fact is, they are not really old or outdated, we just favor the easier Arabic numerals or the decimal system (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc etc). We still use Roman Numerals or Roman Numbers for names of the monarch, as symbols in math and chemistry, in movie titles and credits, as part of papers like in thesis and book writing, in clock faces, in sundials, in buildings, and monuments, and even in tattoos!
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