7.1 Roman Numeral Chord Symbols

Key | Lead-Sheet | Roman Numeral |
---|---|---|

G | B m | iii |

f | G | ii |

c | E | III |

- What are the 7 Roman numerals?
- How do Roman numerals work?
- What numeral is MMXX?
- How do you write years in Roman numerals?

## What are the 7 Roman numerals?

Is it still important to learn Roman numerals?

Arabic | Roman |
---|---|

6 | VI |

7 | VII |

8 | VIII |

9 | IX |

## How do Roman numerals work?

The Roman numeral system uses only seven symbols: I, V, X, L, C, D, and M. I represents the number 1, V represents 5, X is 10, L is 50, C is 100, D is 500, and M is 1,000. ... The numbers 1–10 are: 1 = I.

## What numeral is MMXX?

The roman numeral MMXX is 2020 and CCLIII is 253.

## How do you write years in Roman numerals?

For example: In the Roman numeral XII, you add 10, 1, and 1, which makes 12. If a smaller number precedes a larger number, subtract the smaller number.

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Roman Numerals for Years

- MDCCLXXVI = 1776. Here, we have M for 1000, D for 500, CC for 200, L for 50, XX for 20, V for 5, and I for 1. ...
- MCDXCII = 1492. ...
- MMX = 2010.