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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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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Clocks with Roman numerals are common in many stores that sell housewares, such as Bed, Bath and Beyond, Overstock and Big Lots. The varieties available range from wrist watches to huge wall clocks. More »

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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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Roman numerals use seven capitalized letters from the alphabet. The letters, which are I, V, X, L, C, D and M, are typed on a standard keyboard by pressing the shift key plus a letter or by enabling caps lock before keyi... More »

The Roman numeral equivalent of the number 1992 is MCMXCII. Writing this number in Roman numerals requires breaking the number down into 1900 plus 90 plus 2. The Roman numeral system uses letters and combinations of lett... More »

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The Roman numeral equivalent of the number 47 is XLVII. The Roman numeral system uses letters and combinations of letter to represent numbers. The basic Roman numerals representing numbers up to 50 are as follows: I equa... More »