Roman Numerals is a special kind of numerical notation that was earlier used by the Romans. The Roman numeral is an additive and subtractive system in which letters are used to denote certain base numbers and arbitrary numbers in the number system. An example of a roman numeral is XLVII which is equivalent to 47 in numeric form. Roman numerals are denoted using a different combination of symbols, that include the English alphabet. For example, 5 in roman numeral is denoted by V. It has wide applications in naming anything such as Class I, Class II, Class X, etc.

Table of Contents:

- Definition
- Roman Numbers Chart
- Roman Numbers 1 to 100
- DefinitionRoman Numbers 100 to 1000
- Roman Letters
- Rules to write Roman Numerals
- Conversion – Roman Numerals to Numbers
- Subtractive Rule for Roman Numerals
- Solved Examples
- Practice Questions
- FAQs

Roman numerals is an ancient number system that is still used in many places. In roman numerals, alphabets are used to represent the fixed positive numbers. These roman numerals are I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X represent 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 respectively. After 10, the roman numerals are followed by XI for 11, XII for 12, XII for 13, … till XX for 20. The most common roman numerals that are presently used to represent the basic numbers are given in the table below.

I | V | X | L | C | D | M |

1 | 5 | 10 | 50 | 100 | 500 | 1000 |