# Roman Numbers 1 to 50

Roman Number is one of the unique number systems, and Romans used it in the earlier days. Some examples of Roman numbers include 34 and it is XXXIV

Now, it is used all over the world. It is a unique numeral system in which letters and numbers represent the positive Number. The usage continued after the breaking down of the Roman Empire. Soon, it got replaced with Arabic numerals; however, the transition phase remained slow. The common sight of Roman numbers is in the clock. The numbers 1 to 12 are written in Roman Form.

### Brief History

The origination of the Roman Number system is deeply linked to ancient Rome and is closely associated with the Roman Empire. Due to a lack of evidence, the system's origin remains obscure. Roman Numbers have been deduced from Etruscan number Symbols.

### Roman Letters

Roman Letters come out from English Alphabet, but the alphabet does not necessarily mean they are part of the Roman alphabet. There are 26 alphabets, out of which 23 are Roman alphabets. Those three letters are not part of the Roman alphabet.

### Roman Numerals Rules

Some rules need to be observed while writing the Roman Number, and the rules are given below:

• Roman symbols like D, L, and V are not written twice or repeated.
• When the symbol is repeated, the value of the symbol gets added to itself.
• A symbol cannot be written more than thrice. Let's say, for example, C= 100, the roman symbol can be written repeated three times, and it is CCC= 300.
• Symbols like V, L, and D, are Roman numbers never used for subtraction and are not written before the greater value.
• The roman letter I can only be subtracted from X and V, and the symbol X can be subtracted from symbols like C, M, and L.
Number Roman Number Expansion
1 I 1
2 II 1 +1
3 III 1 + 1 + 1
4 IV 5 - 1
5 V 5
6 VI 5 + 1
7 VII 5 + 1 + 1
8 VIII 5 + 1 + 1 + 1
9 IX 10 - 1
10 X 10
11 XI 10 + 1
12 XII 10 + 1 + 1
13 XIII 10 + 1 + 1 + 1
14 XIV 10 - 1+5
15 XV 10 + 5
16 XVI 10 + 5 + 1
17 XVII 10 + 5 + 1 + 1
18 XVIII 10 + 5 + 1 + 1 + 1
19 XIX 10 - 1 + 10
20 XX 10 + 10
21 XXI 10 + 10 + 1
22 XXII 10 + 10 + 1 + 1
23 XXIII 10 + 10 + 1 + 1 +1
24 XXIV 10 + 10 - 1+ 5
25 XXV 10 + 10 + 5
26 XXVI 10 +10 + 5 + 1
27 XXVII 10 + 10 + 5 + 1 + 1
28 XXVIII 10 + 10 + 5 + 1 + 1 + 1
29 XXIX 10 + 10 - 1 + 10
30 XXX 10 + 10 + 10
31 XXXI 10 + 10 +10 +1
+32 XXXII 10 + 10 + 10 + 1 + 1
33 XXXIII 10 + 10 + 10 + 1 + 1 + 1
34 XXXIV 10 + 10 + 10 - 1 + 5
35 XXXV 10 + 10 + 10 + 5
36 XXXVI 10 + 10 + 10 + 5 + 1
37 XXXVII 10 + 10 + 10 + 5 + 1 + 1
38 XXXVIII 10 + 10 + 10 + 5 + 1 + 1+ 1
39 XXXIX 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 - 1
40 XL 50 - 10
41 XLI 50 - 10 + 1
42 XLII 50 - 10 + 1 + 1
43 XLIII 50 - 10 +1 + 1 + 1
44 XLIV 50 - 10 + 5 - 1
45 XLV 50 - 10 + 5
46 XLVI 50- 10 + 5 +1
47 XLVII 50- 10 + 5 + 1 + 1
48 XLVIII 50 - 10 + 5 + 1 + 1 + 1
49 XLIX 50 -10 + 10 - 1
50 L 50

Severn different Alphabets are used for

 Number Roman Number 1 I 5 V 10 X 50 L 100 C 500 D 1000 M

### Application of Roman Number

• The Roman numbers are often used in denoting Classes in school. For example, Class I, Class II, Class III, and so on.
• Roman Numbers can be easily noticed on our watch dials.
• The Roman Number is also used for recreational activities. When symbols like IV, VI, IX, and XI are shown before the mirror, the images are seen as VI, IV, IX, and XI. Children find it very interesting.
• Children are very enthusiastic about forming the Roman Number with match sticks.

### Solve Examples

Question: Write the 47 in the Roman Form

Number = 47

47 = 40 + 7

47 = XL + VII

47 = XLVII

Question: Write 24394 in the Roman Number

2349 = 2000 + 300 + 40 + 9

2349 = MM + CCC + XL + IX

2349 = MMCCCXLIX