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Question 1: Write each of the following Hindu-Arabic numerals in Roman numerals.
Question 2: Compare the following pairs of Roman numerals and fill in > or <:
LXXXII > LXXVII
CLXXIV > CLIV
CLXXXVII > CXLVII
Question 3: At the most how many times a symbol can be repeated in Roman system?
A symbol is not repeated more than three times. If a smaller symbol is written to the right of a symbol with greater value, then its value gets added to the value of the greater symbol.
Question 4: Express 190 in Roman numerals.
190 in Roman Numerals
190 = 100 + 90.
Roman Numerals = C + XC.
190 in Roman Numerals = CXC.
Question 5: Which of the following is meaningless?
X = 10, XX = 20, XXX = 30, XXXX = 40
XXXX is meaningless because a symbol is not repeated more than three times.
Question 6: Which symbols in the Roman system are never repeated?
The symbols V, L and D are never repeated.
Question 7: Write the Hindu-Arabic numeral for each of the following Roman numerals:
Question 8: There is no symbol for zero in the Roman system. Is it true?
Roman numerals started to count from one and had no symbol to represent “0“. This happens because the Romans did not need to have a zero in their additive system.
Question 9: In Roman system, by which symbol do we represent 100?
100 is represented as C.
Question 10: The symbols that cannot be used for showing subtraction are ______.
The symbols V, L and D are not written to the left of a symbol that has greater value. This means that V, L and D are never subtracted.