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Where have you seen Roman Numerals used?

On clocks and watches At the end of TV and movie credits On Sun dials In the Latin language The titles of VIPs such as kings and queens In mathematical text books A

What are 5 uses for Roman numerals?

Five different current uses for Roman numerals would be...   1) As numerals on clocks and watches.   2) As regnal numbers of kings and queen, for example King Henry VI

Why do Olympics use Roman numerals?

Tradition, and also because Roman numerals are more recognisable than ancient Greek numerals.

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

How much do Romans use Roman numerals?

Modern Romans use Roman numerals about as infrequently as the rest of the western world. Arabic numerals was much easier to use for all purposes, so the old Roman numerals are

What symbols were used for the roman numerals?

Numeral Decimal I 1 V 5 X 10 L 50 C 100 D 500 M 1000 Anything larger is cumbersome, but can be formed by using a "prefix" numeral: 5000 = VM 6479 = VIMCDLX

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

Did the Greeks use roman numerals?

The ancient Greeks had their own system of numeracy but would have known about the Roman system of numeracy

Why were roman numerals used?

  Roman numerals were the Roman's system of numbers. Such as we have 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc...   Those were there numbering system

What did Romans use Roman Numerals for?

Romans used Roman numerals as their form of numbers. Romans needed Roman Numerals because they needed numbers to count, tell time, and do other things in life that involved nu

What are practical uses for Roman numerals?

Five different current uses for Roman numerals would be...   1) As numerals on clocks and watches.   2) As regnal numbers of kings and queen, for example King Henry VI

How long where roman numerals used for?

They were used long before the existence of Rome itself because it was the Etruscans who first developed this system of numeracy and it was the Etruscans that invaded and rule

Is there a Roman numeral that uses all the letters in Roman numerals?

Yes and it is: MDCLXVI which represents 1666 (MDCLXVI = 1000+500+100+50+10+5+1 = 1666). Another answer: The example of 1666 above not only uses all of the roman numerals jus

Why do not you use roman numerals always?

We have discontinued the use of Roman numerals for everyday needs because they can be clumsy and awkward to use for quick calculations. We have discontinued the use of Roman