Introduction to Roman Numerals

Roman numerals were established so that the Romans could value different commodities and services throughout the Roman Empire daily living.

Succeeding the fall of the Roman Empire, numerals continued to be used greatly through Europe up until the 1600's. They are still in use in modern times, but the Arabic number system has been adapted as the primary system in most countries.

Throughout this guide (in development) you will learn the fundamental elements that apply when using and working with Roman numerals.

  1. Basic Numerals
  2. Subtractive Principle
  3. Large Numbers
  4. Adding & Subtracting
  5. Invalid Numeral Combinations
  6. Modern Uses