# Questions tagged [roman-numerals]

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### Fibonacci’s sexagesimals

Leonardo da Pisano a.k.a Fibonacci was instrumental in bringing the Hindu-Arabic numeral system into Europe. Before that, mathematicians there worked in base sixty with Roman numerals. For example, ...
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### Count from 1 to 100… in Roman Numerals

Write a program that count from 1 to 100 in Roman Numerals and print these numbers by standard output. Each one of the numbers must be separated by spaces. You cannot use any built in function to ...
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### Convert to Roman Numeral!

Your task is to convert a given positive integer from Arabic numeral to Roman numeral. Things get difficult when you count to 4000. The romans did this by adding a line above a symbol to multiply ...
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### Match Roman Numerals

Challenge Given some input string, return a truthy value if it represents a correct roman numeral between 1 (=I) and 3999 (=...
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### When in Rome, Count as Romans do?

Background This challenge is inspired by this website, which published the following diagram: This diagram shows us that the longest Roman Numeral expression under 250 is that of 188, which requires ...
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### Convert ciphered Roman numerals to Arabic decimals

Write an algorithm to interpret a sequence of letters as a Roman numeral. (see roman numeral rules below) Each distinct letter has a matching Arabic decimal value, no maximum. But you don't have ...
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### Code Romanization

The challenge is to make any Roman numerals valid code in your chosen language. They should not appear inside of strings or anything similar, but work just like any other tokens, literals such as (...
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### Those Greedy Romans!

Given a strictly positive integer, return the shortest possible Roman numeral using only the additive rule. Output must consist of zero or more of each of the characters ...
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Overview The ancient Romans devised a number system using Latin letters, which served them well, and which is still used by modern civilization, though to a much smaller degree. In the time of its use,...
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### Roman numeral converter function

Create the shortest function to convert a string of Roman numerals to an integer. The rules for each letter can be found at the Wikipedia page. Letters above 1,000 will have parentheses placed ...
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### Look-and-say sequence: roman numerals edition

Challenge description We've had a few challenges involving the Look-and-say sequence. Quick reminder: The sequence starts with 1, Subsequent terms of this ...
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### Integer goes back and forth through time

Input: An integer. Output: First convert the integer to it's equivalent Roman Numeral. Then convert each capital letter of that Roman Numeral to their ASCII/UNICODE decimal value. And output the ...
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### Roman-style date formatting

Today (March 15) is the Ides of March, best known for being the date that Julius Caesar was assassinated. What's “Ides”? Well, the ancient Romans didn't simply number the days of month from 1 to 31 ...
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### Numbers as Circular Graphics

First, study this puzzle to get a feel for what you will be producing. Your challenge is to write a program or function which will output a circular graphic like the ones from the puzzle, given a (...
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### The Venerable Bede, 21st Century Style [duplicate]

1300 years ago, the English theologian Bede earned the honorific by which he is now known ("The Venerable Bede") by, among other things, convincingly computing the date of Easter for a number of years....
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### Ambiguous Roman Numeral Magic Squares

The king of Ancient Rome is having difficulties determining if a magic square is valid or not, because the magic square he is checking does not include any separators between the numbers. He has hired ...
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### Create a Roman Numeral calculator

Create a basic calculator for Roman numerals. Requirements Supports +,-,*,...
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### Subtracting, the old-fashioned way

Overview Adding slightly to the complexity of working with Roman numerals... The ancient Romans devised a number system using Latin letters, which served them well, and which is still used by modern ...