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# xxxvii roman numeral

Roman numeral xxxvii represents 37 when converted to a number. However, you must be wondering how we converted the Roman numeral to a number. In this tutorial, we will briefly discover the various methods

to convert Roman into number but before that, let’s understand its definition.

## What are Roman Numerals?

**“Roman Numerals are a special kind of numeral system that denotes letters as numbers. The Romans introduced these numerical notations and used different letters as a symbol to represent numbers.”**

Roman numeral system was developed following specific rules that describe the correct way of adding and subtracting different Roman letters. This system carries combinations of a varied or specific collection of letters taken from the Latin alphabet to represent Numbers. The modern Roman system uses seven English characters to represent the fixed integer value. Please refer to the below table.

Numerical Value | 1 | 5 | 10 | 50 | 100 | 500 | 1000 |

Equivalent Roman Numbers | I | V | X | L | C | D | M |

It uses the same 6 letters with a bar symbol on top of each letter to represent the big numbers. Please refer to the below table.

Numerical Value | 5,000 | 10,000 | 50,000 | 100,000 | 500,000100,000 | |

Equivalent Roman Numbers | V | X | L | C | D | M |