# How do you use Roman numerals?

**Roman numeral**system

**uses**only seven symbols: I, V, X, L, C, D, and M. I represents the number 1, V represents 5, X is 10, L is 50, C is 100, D is 500, and M is 1,000.

**The numbers 1–10 are:**

- 1 = I.
- 2 = II.
- 3 = III.
- 4 = IV.
- 5 = V.
- 6 = VI.
- 7 = VII.
- 8 = VIII.

Considering this, where do we use Roman numerals?

**Roman numerals** are **used** for ranking as I, II, III, etc., in writing classroom numbers or expressing the school classes as VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, etc. Often they are **used** for writing the numbers on clock dials. Children **use Roman numerals** for recreational purposes.

Also, what do the letters in Roman numerals stand for? **Roman numerals** are defined as combinations of the **letters** I, V, X, L, C, D and M which are used in various orders to **stand for** a specific number. An example of a **Roman numeral** is IX which **stands for** the number 9.

In respect to this, how do you do Roman numerals on a keyboard?

**To type Roman numerals in Microsoft Word quickly and in the most convenient manner you need to do the following:**

- Inside the document select the place where you need to insert the Roman number;
- Press the combination of Ctrl + F9 keys on the keyboard to call up the field for entering the code.

Why did we stop using Roman numerals?

Around a.d. 1300, **Roman numerals** were replaced throughout most of Europe with the more effective Hindu-Arabic system still used today. These **numerals** can be strung together, in which case **they** would be added together in order to represent larger numbers.