# Introduction to Roman Numerals: An Overview of the Historic Number System

Roman numerals have been an integral part of our lives since time immemorial. This historic number system is still used today in a variety of applications. Whereas Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.) represent positive integers, Roman numerals (I, II, III, etc.) symbolize these fixed numbers. One to ten is represented respectively by I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X. Numbers beyond ten, such as XI for 11, XII for 12, XIII for 13 and so on, can be constructed by combining the symbols. Roman numerals offer us an effortless learning approach to numbers, thereby enhancing its widespread usage.

# Roman Numerals Converter

You may always convert numbers to Roman numerals by using this straightforward converter. Enter the required number in the box to the right and click the "Convert " button to convert Arabic numbers to Roman numerals. Roman numeral symbols will provide you an accurate depiction of the given number.

## Roman numeral conversion examples for numbers

The numbers 14 are XIV
79 = LXXIX
225 = CCXXV
845 = DCCCXLV

Symbols for Roman numerals
I=1 V=5 X=10 L=50 C=100 D=500 M=1000

## Roman Numerals

Letters are used to represent numbers in the ancient Roman numeral system, or roman numerals. The letters I, V, X, L, C, D, and M are used in modern Roman numerals.

Roman numerals, in contrast to Arabic numerals, are a compact system of only seven symbols that may be combined to create new numbers using unique addition and subtraction methods (we'll go over these principles in a moment).