Roman numerals pertain to any of the symbols used in the Roman numeral system comprising the letters I, V, X, L, C, D and M, with corresponding values of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000, respectively. These base letters... More »

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Roman numerals are still used in modern times on some clocks and in books to note chapters and page numbers. While many clocks have converted to digital interfaces with more common Arabic numerals, high-quality watches a... More »

Roman numerals are a combination of letters that symbolize a number or value. Created by the ancient Romans, the system encountered wide usage until the 14th century, when Hindu-Arabic numerals gained more widespread pop... More »

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Counting from 1 to 1,000 using Roman numerals requires the use of seven different symbols: I, V, X, L, C, D and M. Numbers are formed by combining the symbols in various ways. Symbols that occur in sequence are added tog... More »

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The Mayan number system is a base-twenty system that was developed by the Mayan civilization around the fourth century A.D. Only three symbols are used to represent all numeric values: a shell for zero, a bar for five an... More »

In the Roman numeral system, a system that uses letters to represent numerals, I is the equivalent of one. Two is written as II, and three is equal to III. A letter cannot appear more than three times in succession. More »

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Nowadays, 1,000,000 is noted in Roman numerals by an M with a line under it. However, it used to be marked by an M with a line above it. More »

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