Roman numbers were discovered by Romans. They used Latin and English language symbols for writing numbers. They introduced Roman number system in order to write numbers in a compact way. Numbers were very widely used in ancient Rome. Even the kings used to write their names by writing numbers at the end of their forefather's name.**The symbols used in Roman number system were:**

Symbols |
Used for |

I |
1 |

V |
5 |

X |
10 |

L |
50 |

C |
100 |

D |
500 |

M |
1000 |

- A symbol can not be used more than 3 times in a row.
- The numbers are added when a bigger number is used before a smaller number.
- The numbers are subtracted when a smaller number is used before a bigger number.

**Roman number table from 1 to 100 is given below:**

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