### Latin v Greek

“Numerals.”

Roman Numerals

A numeral is how we write a number

IV, 4 and four are all

examples of numerals

Easy to remember

I - V = 4, four.

V + I = 6, six.

4 comes before 5

so I comes before V.

ergo, VI must be 6, six.

# GREEK

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VII

IV

X

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

one​

two

three

four

five

six

seven

eight

nine

ten

• ena

• dyo

• tria

• tessera

• pente

• eksi

• epta

• oktw

• ennea

• deka

Numbers

A number is an abstract concept.

e.g. think of a number between 1 and 10.

you think of a number.

Once you write that number down it becomes a numeral.