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Writing Roman Numerals


Date: 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:
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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.
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VMMDCLIX

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