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June 23, 2008, at 02:04 PM by OtherMichael -
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(:description one plus one plus one plus one plus one is... uh, wait, lemme start again :)


Numbers are at the root of it all


Roman Numerals - brief introduction, plus Arabic→Roman converter


I believe the common roman usage was pure additive math; the subtractive-positionals didn’t come into vogue until the 1300s or so, long after RNs were out of common usage. some citation at


I note that RNs were still in common European usage at that time, as Arabic numerals were not in vogue until... uh....


Arabic Numerals



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scp maths