Roman Numerals

# What is roman numeral M?

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###### August 18, 2008 2:40AM

The Roman numeral M represents 1000.

In ancient Roman use it did not always mean 1000, but it does today.

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### What is the Roman numeral for one million?

The Roman numeral for 1,000,000 is M with a bar over it. The M
is the Roman numeral for 1,000 and the bar over it means it is
multiplied by 1,000. (1,000 x 1,000 = 1,000,000
M (for 1000) is the largest unique Roman numeral. To make larger
ones you draw a line over the numeral to signify it being
multiplied by 1000. One million is 1000x1000, so it would be an M
with a line above it.
One million as a Roman numeral is: (M) which means 1,000*1,000 =
1,000,000