Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Definition for Number and Numerals

 Definition for Number and Numerals

Roman numerals are generally used as symbols that stand for numbers. The seven basic symbols that are used in Roman Numerals are : I (1), V (5), X (10), L (50), C (100), D (500), and M (1,000). Sometimes a bar is place over a numeral to multiply it by 1,000.
What is a Number ?
A number is actually a way of thinking, an idea, that enables us to compare very different sets of objects. It can actually be called an idea behind the act of account.

What are Numerals ?
Numerals are used to name numbers, in other words, a numeral is a symbol used to represent a number. For example, the numeral 4 is the name of a number four. And again four is the idea that describes any collection of four objects. 4 pens, 4 books, 4 people and so on. We recognize that these collections all have the quality of “fourness” even though they may differ in every other way.

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