Roman numeral

What are Roman Numerals?

Roman numeral, any of the symbols used in a system of numerical notation based on the ancient Roman system. The symbols are I, V, X, L, C, D, and M, standing respectively for 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, and 1,000 in the Hindu-Arabic numeral system. Roman numerals were employed for everyday tasks like counting and other daily operations. Roman numerals are represented by a number of letters from the Latin alphabet. They are frequently used to indicate the names of Popes and monarchs, as hour marks on a clock, as general suffixes for persons of all generations, etc. Roman numerals will be written and explained in this article. We'll also look into the various shortcuts and techniques that can be used to make this chapter simpler to learn and comprehend.

How to Convert Roman numerals to numbers and convert numbers to Roman numerals.

First, we have to know all the value of the letter in Roman.

I, V, X, L, C, D, and M, standing respectively for 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, and 1,000

Example: How to Write 1999 in Roman Numerals?

Roman numerals for 1999 can be obtained by using the method given below:

In this method, we break 1999 into the least expandable form, write their respective roman letter and add/subtract them, i.e. 1999 = 1000 + (1000 - 100) + (100 - 10) + (10 - 1) = M + (M - C) + (C - X) + (X - I) = MCMXCIX.

Therefore, the value of 1999 in roman numerals is MCMXCIX.