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Roman Numerals (1)

In this worksheet, students convert from Roman Numerals to normal numbers.

'Roman Numerals (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Read Roman Numerals to M (1000)

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The Romans used the following symbols to represent their counting numbers:

I = 1
V = 5
X = 10
L = 50
C = 100
D = 500
M = 1000

 

Certain rules apply.

A letter placed after another letter means that you add the second letter to the first letter. Examples include: 

VI = 5 + 1 = 6
VII = 5 + 1 + 1 = 7
VIII = 5 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 8
XI = 10 + 1 = 11
LX = 50 + 10 = 60
MC = 1000 + 100 = 1100

 

A letter placed before another letter means that you subtract the first letter from the second. Examples include: 

IV = 5 - 1 = 4
IX = 10 - 1 = 9
XL = 50 - 10 = 40
CM = 1000 - 100 = 900

 

 

Example

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

MMCMXLIX

 

Answer

MM = 2000

CM = 1000 - 100 = 900

XL = 50 - 10 = 40

IX = 10 - 1 = 9

So MMCMXLIX = 2949

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

VI

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

VIII

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XIII

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

IX

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXII

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXIV

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXXVII

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXXIX

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

LVI

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

LIX

  • Question 1

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

VI

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
VI = 5 + 1 = 6
  • Question 2

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

VIII

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
VIII = 5 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 8
  • Question 3

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XIII

CORRECT ANSWER
13
EDDIE SAYS
XIII = 10 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 13
  • Question 4

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

IX

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS
IX = 10 -1 = 9
  • Question 5

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXII

CORRECT ANSWER
22
EDDIE SAYS
XXII = 10 + 10 + 1 + 1 = 22
  • Question 6

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXIV

CORRECT ANSWER
24
EDDIE SAYS
XXIV = 10 + 10 + 4 = 24
  • Question 7

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXXVII

CORRECT ANSWER
37
EDDIE SAYS
XXXVII = 10 + 10 + 10 + 7 = 37
  • Question 8

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

XXXIX

CORRECT ANSWER
39
EDDIE SAYS
XXXIX = 10 + 10 + 10 + 9 = 39
  • Question 9

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

LVI

CORRECT ANSWER
56
EDDIE SAYS
LVI = 50 + 6 = 56
  • Question 10

For what number does this Roman numeral stand?

 

LIX

CORRECT ANSWER
59
EDDIE SAYS
LIX = 50 + 9 = 59
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