Roman Numeral Sign 1 – 10,000


Roman numerals can be difficult to learn and retain. Use this poster as a visual stimulus in your classroom.

This poster displays all of the key Roman numerals that students will need to know.


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Hi there,
I can’t find the symbol on character map for the 5,000 and 10,000, so for this question;
(V) = 5,000
(X) = 10,000
4,000 is written here as (MV). Should it be written as M (V)?
Thanks,
Josh

Photo of JoshComment by Josh on September 18, 2013 at 9:16 pm

@Josh there is no symbol for 5000 and 10000, the bar (line on the top) represents a multiple of 1000, so anything underneath the bar gets multiplied by 1000.
So when you get to 1000 above that the M can be seen as the I for high numbers. 
So MV is 4. (think of it as IV) and with the bar above it the 4 gets multiplied by 1000 to get 4000.
so the X with the bar on top of it is not the symbol for 10000 as such it just represents 10 x 1000

Photo of jakeComment by jake on October 13, 2013 at 6:23 pm


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