Writing Roman NumeralsDate: 9/7/95 at 20:19:24 From: Connie Stanton Subject: Roman numerals What is the correct way to write the number 7000 in Roman numerals? What is the correct way to write 7659 in Roman numerals? Date: 9/13/95 at 14:46:3 From: Doctor Steve Subject: Re: Roman numerals I'm not positive since I haven't studied them in depth, but my understanding is that V with a bar over top of it is five thousand and M is one thousand so 7000 would be: _ V M M then, we also know that 600 is DC 50 is L 9 is IX Presumably we get 7659 if we put these together. _ VMMDCLIX - Doctor Steve, The Geometry Forum |
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