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Thursday Code Puzzler: Roman Numeral Conversion

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Roman Numeral Conversion

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Roman Numeral Conversion

In today's challenge, create a method that accepts a String parameter representing a Roman numeral, and return the decimal equivalent of it. Just in case you need it, here is a chart of Roman numeral values.

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