i-/ ii- symbols

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Hi,

I've seen these letters in my english book and could not understand what they stand for, Could someone help telling what they mean?????????
i:.....

ii:...
They were before some exlanation.
Thank you loads.
 
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These are small case roman numerals. Capitalized i and ii are I and II. They represent the numbers 1 and 2.

i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, viii, ix, x

I, II, III, etc.

'x' is the roman numeral 'ten'.
 
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