About the Roman Numerals Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the Roman numeral system.
• To be able to list some of the most common Roman numerals.
• To be able to know some of the most essential rules of the Roman numeral system.
• To be able to do some basic addition using Roman numerals.
Roman numerals are a numerical system that originated in ancient Rome. Roman numerals were adapted from Etruscan numerals. The system of Roman numerals that was used in classical antiquity was somewhat modified in the Middle Ages in order to produce the system that is used today. This system is based on certain letters which are given numerical value.