This week some of us enjoyed finding out new facts about Roman Numerals. Can you share what you know or found out? Are there any good games you can play to help remember the symbols? Where do we see them in real life?

12 thoughts on “Roman Numerals”

Roman numerals is a sistum of letters that the Romans used.
I=1
V=5
X=10
L=50
C=100
D=500
M=1000
So what is MMDCCCLVVV

Big Ben has Roman numerals and old clocks and some old film
M=1000
MMMMMMMMMMLC=10150
MMMMMMMMMMMMLLCC=12300
I’ve just been testing mum and dad on these ones

Roman numerals is a sistum of letters that the Romans used.

I=1

V=5

X=10

L=50

C=100

D=500

M=1000

So what is MMDCCCLVVV

Well done Riley, you are challenging the others!

Um, um,um… I agree!!! 😁😁😁

I think I might know it Riley is it 2865? Tell me if this is correct because I’m not sure.

Can we have vvv on the end?

2060??? 😮😮😮

😕😕😕

I loved all about the game!!!

I sometimes see roman numerals on clocks and clothe hangers!

Excellent! Don’t forget that they mean something else on clothes hangers. I know it can be confusing!

Big Ben has Roman numerals and old clocks and some old film

M=1000

MMMMMMMMMMLC=10150

MMMMMMMMMMMMLLCC=12300

I’ve just been testing mum and dad on these ones

Did they get them right?