Thank you. That gave me an entirely new way to look at this. I am
working on one solution now, but I will try that next. If they both
work I'll post both as I am curious which will be more efficient.

On 1/2/07, Carlos <angus / quovadis.com.ar> wrote:
> [Shiloh Madsen <shiloh.madsen / gmail.com>, 2007-01-02 22.35 CET]
> > Ok, I'm having trouble with another exercise in this book. It has
> > asked me to write a program that will calculate the old school roman
> > numeral value for a given modern number (up to the thousands). To
> > clarify, old school roman numerals didn't do the subtraction thing, so
> > 4 is IIII, nine is VIIII, etc. I've played around with a few options
> > using division, loops and modulus, but can't seem to get my brain
> > around the problem...any suggestions?
>
> A hint: Try loops and subtractions.
>
> Good luck.
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