# Numerals

A numeral is a symbol that names a number. There are many different ways numerals can be used to name the same number.

Examples (for 8)

With a digit | : | 8 |

With the addition operation | : | 5 + 3 |

With the division operation | : | 16 ÷ 2 |

With Roman numerals | : | VIII |

With tally marks | : | llll ll |

See also Roman numerals.