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In our system, based on tens, we add a zero to the end of a number to increase its value by ten. So 1 x ten becomes 10 and 10 times ten becomes 100 etc. We use zeros within numbers to indicate that there are no numbers in that column, so 102 means there is 1 x 100, no x 10s and 2 x units. The Romans had a different system were they used different symbols to denote tens, hundreds and thousands etc. So in Roman numerals 1 x ten is X and X times ten is C. The Romans simply missed out numerals which weren't needed so 102 in Roman numerals was CII (100 + 2). As they didn't add a zero to the end of numbers or use one within numbers they had no need to invent a symbol to represent zero. During the Middle Ages monks, who still wrote in Latin and still used Roman numerals, introduced the numeral N to represent zero (based on the Latin word Nulae, meaning nothing)
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Why didn't the Romans use zero in Roman Numerals?

There was no need for a zero in their system. We have 9 numbers plus the zero symbol. We add a zero on to the end of a number to convert it to tens and two zeros to convert it

What is the Roman numeral for zero?

there is no roman numeral for it    Another answer: The Romans had no numeral to represent zero because there was no need for a zero in their system. We have 9 numbers

Is there a roman numeral for zero?

  In general, the number zero did not have its own Roman numeral, but a primitive form (nulla) was known by medieval computists (responsible for calculating the date of Ea

Why is there no zero in roman numerals?

  because there is there no 0 for roman numerals the lowest number is I and that is 1 and there is no number smaller then 1 so that means that 1 is the smallest number.

Why there is no zero in the Roman numeral system?

The Roman had no zero because they didn't need one. We have numbers from 1 to 9 and then add a zero to represent tens, a second zero to represent 100s and so on. The Romans si

Why are there no roman numerals for zero?

  Because their system is based on adding numbers ob so a zero is not nessaCary it is like instead of 5+10+20+5+60=100 you write 5+0+10+0+20+0+5+0+60=100

What is the Roman numerals for zero?

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Did Romans have a zero in their numeral system?

Yes the Romans had a symbol for zero which was N but there was no need to use it because the positional place value of Roman numerals are self explanatory. For example to wr