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Converting Numbers into Roman Numerals with C#

Adron Hall changes numbering schemes:

Today, I’ll dive into a fascinating challenge: converting modern numbers into their ancient Roman numeral counterparts. The task is straightforward but intricate, involving a programming challenge that takes any positive integer from 1 to 3999 and converts it into the corresponding Roman numeral.

To convert regular decimal numbers into Roman numerals, one must follow a set of rules based on the values and combinations of specific Roman numeral characters. Here’s a brief summary of the conversion process:

Click through for the translation rules and how to do this in C#. Now I’m thinking about how to do this in F# and thinking tail-call recursion. I might give that a try on my own and blog about it if I come up with something neat.

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