In Roman numerals, 49 is written as XLIX. Romans only had 6 numerals: I, V, X, L, C, D and M. To manipulate Roman numerals, one must understand their values and the rules.
Continue ReadingI is 1. V is 5. X is 10. L is 50. C is 100. D is 500. M is 1000.
No numeral appears more than three times in a row. If the numeral to the left is larger, then it is added to the numeral to the right. If the left numeral is smaller, then it is subtracted from the numeral to the right.
40 is XL. 9 is IX. So 49 is XLIX.