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Roman Numerals

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Roman Numerals




       Rules for writing Roman Numerals:


(a) If a smaller numeral is written after a larger numeral, their values are added.



(b) If a smaller numeral is written before a larger numeral, its value is subtracted from that of the larger numeral.



(c) Repetition of a numeral means addition.


Note: A Roman numeral can be repeated can be repeated to a maximum of three times.




(d) If a smaller numeral is placed between two larger numerals, the value of the smaller numeral is subtracted from the value of the larger numeral following it.

e.g.,  (and not)



(a) V is never repeated.

(b) V can never be subtracted from X.

(c) I can be subtracted only from V and X.



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