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  1. #1
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    Adding Roman Numerical

    Hi,

    I'm new to java programming,

    Please help in Writing an program to add any 2 given Roman numerals together and return the results.

    [I don't want to convert Roman numbers to decimal numbers & then add together,then convert in to Roman numerials ]

    Is there any direct way to add roman numerials.

    Much appreciated in advance to slove this problem.

    For example: I + I = II
    III + I = IV

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    Re: Adding Roman Numerical

    Bad news. You'd have to convert to decimal and then convert back to Roman numeral

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    Re: Adding Roman Numerical

    Well, addition is defined in terms of numerical symbols. Therefore there is no way to do it without converting roman numbers to decimals at some point. Unless, you create a new addition interface for yourself and redefine addition from scratch without decimals : )

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