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Roman Numerals 1 to 50 (2)

In this worksheet, students must convert normal numbers to Roman Numerals up to 50.

'Roman Numerals 1 to 50 (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Read Roman Numerals (I to C/1 to 100)

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The numbers that we use today are not the same as the ones the Romans used.

Roman Numerals were used all over the Roman Empire.

 

In England, they are still used occasionally, for example, on film credits and clock faces.

 

Remember that the Romans didn't have a symbol for the number 0.

The Romans used these symbols:

 

I  = 1

V = 5

X = 10

L = 50

 

All other numbers up to 50 can be built using these symbols by adding or subtracting.

You should know the following:

 

20 XX = X + X = 20  
1 I  
2 II  
3 III  
4 IV I before V is 1 less than 5
5 V  
6 VI I after V is 1 more than 5
7 VII II after V is 2 more than 5
8 VIII III after V is 3 more than 5
9 IX I before X is 1 less than 10
10 X  
11 XI I after X is 1 more than 10
12 XII II after X is 2 more than 10

 

 

We build bigger numbers by adding 10s or Xs in Roman Numerals.

 

20 XX = X + X = 20
21 XXI = XX + I = 20 + 1
     
30 XXX = X + X + X = 30
37 XXXVII  = XXX + XII = 30 + 7
     
40 XL = X before L is 10 less than 50 or 50 - 10 = 40
48 XLVIII = XL + VIII = 40 + 8 = 48
49 XLIX  = XL + IX = 40 + 9 = 49
     
50 L  

 

 

Example

Convert the number 46 to Roman Numerals.

 

Answer

46 = 40 + 6 = XL + VI = XLVI

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

16

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

8

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

19

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

34

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

42

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

48

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

Column A

Column B

3
XLIII
13
III
33
XXXIII
43
XIII

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

Column A

Column B

19
XXXIX
21
XIX
39
XXI
41
XLI

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

Column A

Column B

26
XXVII
24
XXIX
29
XXVI
27
XXIV

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

Column A

Column B

46
XLVIII
48
XLIV
49
XLVI
44
XLIX
  • Question 1

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

16

CORRECT ANSWER
XVI
EDDIE SAYS
16 = 10 + 6 = X + VI = XVI
  • Question 2

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

8

CORRECT ANSWER
VIII
EDDIE SAYS
8 = 5 + 3 = V + III = VIII
  • Question 3

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

19

CORRECT ANSWER
XIX
EDDIE SAYS
19 = 10 + 9 = X + IX = XIX
  • Question 4

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

34

CORRECT ANSWER
XXXIV
EDDIE SAYS
34 = 30 + 4 = XXX + IV = XXXIV
  • Question 5

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

42

CORRECT ANSWER
XLII
EDDIE SAYS
42 = 40 + 2 = XL + II = XLII
  • Question 6

Write this number using Roman Numerals.

 

48

CORRECT ANSWER
XLVIII
EDDIE SAYS
48 = 40 + 8 = XL + VIII = XLVIII
  • Question 7

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

3
III
13
XIII
33
XXXIII
43
XLIII
EDDIE SAYS
3 = III
13 = 10 + 3 = X + III = XIII
33 = 30 + 3 = XXX + III = XXXIII
43 = 40 + 3 = XL + III = XLIII
  • Question 8

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

19
XIX
21
XXI
39
XXXIX
41
XLI
EDDIE SAYS
19 = 10 + 9 = X + IX = XIX
21 = 20 + 1 = XX + I = XXI
39 = 30 + 9 = XXX + IX = XXXIX
41 = 40 + 1 = XL + I = XLI
  • Question 9

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

26
XXVI
24
XXIV
29
XXIX
27
XXVII
EDDIE SAYS
26 = 20 + 6 = XX + VI = XXVI
24 = 20 + 4 = XX + IV = XXIV
29 = 20 + 9 = XX + IX = XXIX
27 = 20 + 7 = XX + VII = XXVII
  • Question 10

Match the Roman Numerals to the numbers.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

46
XLVI
48
XLVIII
49
XLIX
44
XLIV
EDDIE SAYS
46 = 40 + 6 = XL + VI = XLVI
48 = 40 + 8 = XL + VIII = XLVIII
49 = 40 + 9 = XL + IX = XLIX
44 = 40 + 4 = XL + IV = XLIV
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