# python solution

• '''
class main:

``````'''takes a roman numeric string, replaces them with their corresponding
numeric value and returns in the form of a list  '''
def replace(self,roman):
roman_list = list(roman)
for i in range(0,len(roman_list)):
if roman_list[i] == 'M':
roman_list[i] = 1000
elif roman_list[i] == 'D':
roman_list[i] = 500
elif roman_list[i] == 'C':
roman_list[i] = 100
elif roman_list[i] == 'L':
roman_list[i] = 50
elif roman_list[i] == 'X':
roman_list[i] = 10
elif roman_list[i] == 'V':
roman_list[i] = 5
elif roman_list[i] == 'I':
roman_list[i] = 1
return roman_list

'''Takes a list of numbers and calculates the value in the way people
calculate roman numerals'''
def calculate(self,roman_num):
sumation = 0

for j in range(0,len(roman_num),2):
if j < len(roman_num)-1:
if roman_num[j]<roman_num[j+1]:
sumation += (roman_num[j+1]-roman_num[j])
elif roman_num[j]>=roman_num[j+1]:
sumation+=roman_num[j+1]+roman_num[j]
elif len(roman_num)%2 != 0 and j == len(roman_num)-1:
sumation += roman_num[j]
return sumation
``````

'''

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