Roman Numerals

Maths roman number is a form to represent the numerical number by letters. Here students will learn how to write a roman number.

In this learning concept, the students will also learn to

• Construct a roman from a numerical number and a numerical number from a roman number.
• Evaluate the roman numbers 1 to 10.
• Identify the roman number rules.

Each concept is explained to class 4 maths students using illustrations, examples, and mind maps. Students can assess their learning by solving the two printable worksheets given at the page’s end.

Download the maths roman numbers worksheet for class 4 and check the solutions to the roman numbers questions for class 4 provided in PDF format.

How to Write Roman Numbers?

Romans Numerals are the representation of numbers using some symbols. There are seven letters used to write the roman numerals.

Following are the seven letters along with their numerical value:

Roman Numbers 1 to 10:

Roman Numbers Rules:

• Rule 1: The repetition of the letters means addition.

Example: III = 1 + 1 + 1 = 3

• Rule 2: If the letter with small value is written to the right of the letter with large value, then the values are added.

Example: LI = 50 + 1 = 51

• Rule 3: If the letter with small value is written to the left of the letter with large value, then the smaller number is subtracted from the largest number.

Example: IX = 10 – 1 = 9

• Rule 4: The letter I and X can be repeated only thrice.

Example: VIIII or XXXX has no meaning.

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