CDXLII is valid Roman numeral. Here we will explain how to read, write and convert the Roman numeral CDXLII into the correct Arabic numeral format. Please have a look over the Roman numeral table given below for better understanding of Roman numeral system. As you can see, each letter is associated with specific value.
The Arabic numeral representation of Roman numeral CDXLII is 442.
If you are aware of Roman numeral system, then converting CDXLII Roman numeral to Arabic numeral is very easy. Converting CDXLII to Arabic numeral representation involves splitting up the numeral into place values as shown below.
|CD + XL + I + I|
|500 - 100 + 50 - 10 + 1 + 1|
|400 + 40 + 1 + 1|
As per the rule highest numeral should always precede the lowest numeral to get correct representation. We need to add all converted roman numerals values to get our correct Arabic numeral. The Roman numeral CDXLII should be used when you are representing an ordinal value. In any other case, you can use 442 instead of CDXLII. For any numeral conversion, you can also use our roman to number converter tool given above.