can someone translate the roman numeral MCMLXVI it's in a book i need to know the copywrite date of. thanks debbie

Here's a website that will help you if it comes up in the future: http://home.att.net/~numericana/answer/roman.htm

There is no real mystery to Roman numerals once you have the basics. I=1 V=5 X=10 L=50 C=100 D=500 M=1000 When a lesser number appears before a greater number you subtract instead of adding. As XI=11 while IX subtracts the one leaving IX=9. You use the subtraction with ONLY one lesser number in front of the greater number. You would never write two lesser ones in front of a greater one. As an example, you would write XXX=30, never XXL for 30. As others have shown, you simply add up all of the numbers in the chain, remembering to subtract if a lesser number appears before a greater.

thank you all ever so much. i have way too many cookbooks, and i came up with the idea to categorize them by decade. yeah, no wonder rome fell. debbie

yes the number you seek in geek is 11110101110 for other conversions in geek try the following link!!! ok had to throw it into the mix! everyone needs a laf or two for the day. calculator William