Fun with Roman numerals

By Adler, David A. & Miller, Edward

Publishers Summary:
Introduces the seven symbols and their values, shows how to add and subtract to make numbers. Teaches how the symbols interact and about the bar across the top and the open box that are used for larger numbers. Shows Roman numerals in real life settings: on clocks, in books, and on buildings.

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978-0-82342-060-5
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2008

Gr 2-5 Designed with boldly colored graphics and simple lines, this book takes a contemporary approach to an old topic. While the artwork employs icons and images from ancient Rome, the text introduces Roman numerals by citing modern examples of how they are used: to number chapters and pages in books, on watch faces, and for sports events. Taking a unique approach, Adler suggests that students use coins, e...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

This solid introduction to Roman numerals explains each symbol's value and describes how the ancient number system is still used today (for ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on December 1, 2008

While math can be notoriously difficult to learn from books, this fun, straightforward introduction to Roman numerals is a winning exception. It makes Roman numerals easy to understand and will have readers excited about cracking the code and discovering a new way to write numbers. The comparisons between how Arabic and Roman numbers wo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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