What is 16 in Roman Numerals?


16 = XVI

Your question is, "What is 16 in Roman Numerals?", and the answer is 'XVI'. Here we will explain how to convert, write and read the number 16 in the correct Roman numeral figure format.

How is 16 converted to Roman numerals?

To convert 16 to Roman Numerals the conversion involves you to split it up into place values (ones, tens, hundreds, thousands), like this:

Place ValueNumberRoman Numeral
Conversion10 + 6X + VI

How to write 16 in Roman numerals?

To write 16 in Roman numerals correctly you combine the values together. The highest numerals should always precede the lower numerals in order of precedence to give you the correct written combination, like in the table above (top to bottom). like this:


How do you read 16 as Roman numerals

To correctly read the number 16 as the Roman numeral XVI, It must be read as it is written; from left to right and from high to low numbers.

It is incorrect to use the Roman symbol XVI in a text, unless it represents an ordinal value. In any other usage case it should be written in the normal format (arabic number) 16.

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