Where Did Roman Numerals Come from?

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The Roman Numerals originated from Rome where they were in use about 2000 years ago. The system uses seven symbols that are combined differently to represent different numbers. These symbols are: I, V, X, L, C, D and M.
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They originated in Rome, but it was adapted from the Etruacan Numerals.
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The Romans adapted them from Etruscan numerals so they could do simple arithmatic and count things. Here are some sites on Roman numerals and Etruscan numerals: http://en.wikipedia.org
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They were the numbering system of the Roman Republic and Empire.
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The Romans adapted them from Etruscan numerals so they could do simple arithmetic
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Roman numerals are the number system used in ancient Rome, and are based on the letters of the alphabet that are combined to demonstrate the sum of their values. You can find more information here: http://www.unrv.com/culture/roman-numerals.php
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