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# Why did people stop using Roman numerals as everyday life?

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###### Wiki User

###### November 30, 2015 2:09PM

Roman numerals weren't even used outside Europe so I hardly consider them being used in "everyday life" of the average human. Roman numerals used a primitive and inconvenient system which was easily replaced by the Hindu-Arabic numerals that are now standard in the modern world.

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### What are facts that numbers and roman numerals are different?

A) Arabic numerals are in numbers whereas Roman numerals are in
letters.
B) Even if Roman numerals are in letters the symbols are easier
to understand, despite the fact that Australians and Americans and
most probably you write numbers using the system of Arabic
numerals.
C) The system of Roman numerals was invented before the system
of Arabic numerals, but people use the system of Arabic numerals to
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### What are some advantages to the Roman numeral system?

The advantages for using roman numerals is that it is good on
analogue clocks and watches, and you use it for maths to teach
children how to read roman numerals!!
I hope that helps!!
GOOD LUCK!! In whatever you are doing!
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Except that if there never had been Roman numerals, there would
be no need to teach children how to read Roman numerals!