| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 486 pages
...Thus, XI represents eleven, LX sixty, DC six hundred. 3d. If a Jetter of any value be placed be/on; **one of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus,** IX represents nine, XL forty, CD four hundred. 4th. If a letter of any value be placed between two... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1875 - 350 pages
...value is to be added to that of the greater. Thus, VI represents 6 ; XV, 15 ; LXX, 70 ; DC, 600. 3. **When a letter is placed before one of greater value, its value is** taken from that of the greater. Thus, IV represents 4 ; XL, 40 ; CD, 400. 4. A bar ( — ) placed over... | |
| George Augustus Walton - 1876 - 358 pages
...(1.) When a letter is repented, its value is repeated. (2.) "When a letter is placed before another **of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater; thus, IV** denotes four. (3.) When a letter is placed after another of greater value, its value is to be added... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 212 pages
...the greater. Thus, XI represents eleven, LX sixty, DC six hundred. 3d. If a letter of any value be **placed before one of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus,** IX represents nine, XL forty, CD four hundred. 4th. If a letter of any value be placed between two... | |
| William James Milne - Arithmetic - 1877 - 402 pages
...$300.416 $200.204 $69.69 $75.25 NOTATION AND NUMERATION. 2. When a letter is placed before another **of greater value its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus,** I represents one and V five, but IV represents four; IX, nine; XIX, nineteen; XL, forty; XC, ninety.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 250 pages
...value is to be added to that of the greater. Thus, VI represents 6 ; XV, 15 ; LXX, 70 ; DC, COO. 4- **When a letter is placed before one of greater value, its value is** taken from that of the greater. Thus, IV represents 4; IX, 9; XL, 40. 5. When a letter of any value... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 470 pages
...the greater. Thus, XI represents eleven, LX sixty, DC six hundred. 3d. If a letter of any value be **placed before one of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus,** IX represents nine, XL forty, CD four hundred. 4th. If a letter of any value be placed between two... | |
| Joseph Ficklin - Arithmetic - 1881 - 412 pages
...represents 3; XXX, 30; CCC, 300, etc. 2. A letter of less value placed before one of greater takes its value **from that of the greater. Thus, IV represents 4 ; IX, 9 ; XL, 40,** etc. 3. A letter of less value placed after one of greater adds its value to that of the greater. Thus,... | |
| William James Milne - Arithmetic - 1882 - 222 pages
...XX, twenty; XXX, thirty; C, one hundred; CC, two hundred. 2. When a letter is placed before another **of greater value its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus,** I represents one and V five, but IV represents four ; IX, nine ; XIX, nineteen ; XL, forty ; XC, ninety.... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1883 - 352 pages
...employs seven capital letters to express numbers. Thus, Letters. I, V, X, L, C, D, M. Values. 1, 5, **10, 50, 100, 500, 1000. All other numbers may be expressed...are to be added to that of the greater. Thus, XIV** nepresents 14 ; LIX, 59 ; CXL, 140. V. A bar or dash placed over a letter increases its value one thousand... | |
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