| Charles Hutton - Arithmetic - 1818 - 646 pages
...the alphabet. The Roman* used only seven numeral letters, being the seven following capitals : viz. I **for one ; V for five ; X. for ten ; L for fifty ; C for** an hundred ; D for five hundred ; M for a thousand. The other numbers they expressed by various repetitions... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 616 pages
...the alphabet. The Romans used only seven numeral letters, being the seven following capitals : vix. I **for one; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for** an hundred ; D for five hundred : M for a thousand. The other numbers they expressed by various repetitions... | |
| Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 408 pages
...express numbers. The Romans used only seven numeral letters, being the seven following capitals, viz. I **for one, V for five, X for ten, L for fifty, C for** an hundred, D i'ovfive hundred, and M for a thousand. The other numbers they expressed by various repetitions... | |
| Richard Frederick Clarke (the elder.) - 1833 - 158 pages
...Notation was unknown, made use of seven capital letters to express any number required ; namely, I **for one ; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for one hundred ; D for five hundred** ; M for one thousand. XXV expressed Twenty-five ;— CVIII One hundred and eight; — CCLXI Two hundred... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...of the alphabet. The Romans made use of only seven capital letters, viz. : Ifor one ; V for Jive ; **X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for one hundred ; D for** fine hundred ; M for one thousand. The other numbers they expressed by various repetitions and combinations... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...Indian.* ART. 3. The Roman notation employs seven capital letters, viz. : I, for one ; V, for Jive ; **X, for ten ; L, for fifty ; C, for one hundred ; D, for five hundred** ; M, for one thousand. The intermediate numbers and the numbers greater than one thousand are expressed... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 346 pages
...Roman, and the Arabic or Indian.* ART. 3. The Roman notation employs seven capital letters, viz. : I, **for one ; V, for five ; X, for ten ; L, for fifty ; C, for one hundred ; D, for five hundred** ; M, for one thousand. The intermediate numbers and the numbers greater than one thousand are expressed... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1851 - 310 pages
...the alphabet. The Romans only used seven numeral letters, being the seven following capitals : viz. I **for one ; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for** a hundred ; D for five hundred ; M for a thousand. The other numbers they expressed by various repetitions... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1852 - 320 pages
...seven following letters to express numbers, which we now use to number Lessons, Chapters, &c. :— I, **for one ; V, for five ; X, for ten ; L, for fifty ; C, for one hundred ; D, for five hundred** ; M, for one thousand. The intermediate numbers and numbers greater than a thousand are expressed by... | |
| C W. Thornhill - 1854 - 228 pages
...their numbers by certain letters of the alphabet. The Romans used seven numeral letters, namely, I. **for one, V. for five, X. for ten, L. for fifty, C. for one hundred, D. for five hundred, and M. for** a thousand. A less numerical letter standing before a greater must be taken from it, as I before V,... | |
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