The Roman numeral form of 1987 is MCMLXXXVII. The Roman numeral system includes seven letters that each hold a different numerical value.
Continue ReadingRoman numerals go back to eighth or ninth century B.C. In the beginning, there was no zero in this numerical system and the Romans did not have a way to count over several thousands units. In 300 A.D., Arabic numbers came to fruition and those using this numerical system work on a base of 10. This system has the value of zero and the ability to count as high as necessary. This is the numerical system that people use today.
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