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Why did the Romans use Roman numerals?

Roman numerals were the symbols developed by the Ancient Romans for counting and other numbering activities. The Romans used them because they developed them and that was what

Why don't we use Roman Numerals always?

Roman numerals are suitable for carving foundation years into  stone, but they are not well suited for doing mathematical  calculations.    Addition can be done with

Why don't you use roman numbers always?

  Although the Romans were very clever - they gave us central heating, democracy, road systems, fast food outlets and a host of other 'modern' things - there weren't a pat

Why don't you use roman numerals?

They're great for clocks, but try doing basic calculations with them. The Romans had no representation for the number zero. It was the Greeks who invented Zero as a number. Th

When did the Romans use Roman numerals?

The Roman numeral system was used during ancient Roman times, but  use of the system continued long after the Roman empire declined.  In the 14th century, Roman numerals wer

Why don't you use roman numerals now?

Because the Romans didn't understand the concept of the number "Zero". If there is nothing, then why bother writing it down? The Arabs, whose sumeric system we use, were ver

How did they used to use roman numerals?

They way we collate and calculate Roman numerals today differs in many aspects to how the ancient Romans actually did themselves. As for example today we would convert 1999 in
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Why don't we use roman number always?

Because we now use the Hindu-Arabic numeracy system whose numbers are 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 and 9 which replaced Roman numeracy system in the Middle Ages whose numbers are I V X L

Why don't we always use roman numerals?

We still use Roman numerals to a certain extent today but the Roman numeral system was replaced by the Hindu-Arabic numeral system because it contained a zero symbol thus maki