Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Adams, Cecil (2017-03-01), How Did Anyone Do Math in Roman Numerals?, Washington City Paper, Retrieved on 2017-09-29
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    29 SEP 2017

     Roman Arithmetic

    ...basic Roman arithmetic is largely rather simple, even for those of us spoiled by Arabic notation. Addition is no sweat, because complex Roman numbers already use what math pros call additive notation, with numerals set beside one another to create a larger number. VI is just V plus I, after all. To add large numbers, simply pile all the letters together, arrange them in descending order, and there’s your sum. CLXVI plus CLXVI? CCLLXXVVII, or CCCXXXII. And one of the advantages of the Rom...
    Folksonomies: math mathematics education
    Folksonomies: math mathematics education
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