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Puzzle time! Can you do these Roman number questions?


What are Roman Numbers?

Roman Numerals is the method used by ancient Romans for showing numbers. In this numeral system 1,5,10,50,100 and 1000 are represented by I,V,X,L,C,D and M respectively. 

A number containing several decimal digits can be written as:

  •  39 = XXX + IX = XXXIX
  •  246 = CC + XL + VI = CCXLVI
  • 160 = C + LX = CLX
  • 207 = CC + VII = CCVII

Go ahead and try the riddle sheet here: Riddle Question

Once solved, match it with the answer here: Riddle Answer

Is it still important to learn Roman Numerals?

Yes, it's important to learn Roman Numerals. But why?

  • It's a fun way to integrate math into history lessons.

  • It provides a new representation of numbers.

  • It's frequently used in real life.

  • It helps us understand the idea of place value.

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Did you realize the importance of attempting such puzzles?

Math puzzles help you not only gain a deeper insight into mathematical concepts but also strengthen your critical thinking skills. Keeping this in mind, we have designed a fun and engaging math puzzle that will help you understand math in a fun way.

Hope you had a great learning experience!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Riddles meaning in Hindi?

Riddles in Hindi are called “Paheliya” or “Paheliyan”.

How to type Roman numbers in MS word?

On the Insert tab, within the group Header & Footer group, click Page Number and then navigate to Format Page Numbers. On the Format Page Numbers dialog box, select Roman numerals from the Number Format drop-down list.

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