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Aurora Wednesday 18:30 Python Practice 22.06.29.

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Question 1:

This question involves calculating the value of aromatic numbers which are a combination of Arabic digits and Roman numerals.

An aromatic number is of the form ARARAR…AR, where each A is an Arabic digit, and each R is a Roman numeral. Each pair AR contributes a value described below, and by adding or subtracting these values together we get the value of the entire aromatic number.

An Arabic digit A can be 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9. A Roman numeral R is one of the seven letters I, V, X, L, C, D, or M. Each Roman numeral has a base value:

Symbol I V X L C D M
Base value 1 5 10 50 100 500 1000

The value of a pair AR is A times the base value of R. Normally, you add up the values of the pairs to get the overall value. However, wherever there are consecutive symbols ARA′R′ with R′ having a strictly bigger base value than R, the value of pair AR must be subtracted from the total, instead of being added.

For example, the number 3M1D2C has the value 3×1000+1×500+2×100=3700 and 3X2I4X has the value 3×10−2×1+4×10=68.

Write a program that computes the values of aromatic numbers.

Input Specification
The input is a valid aromatic number consisting of between 2 and 20 symbols.

Output Specification
The output is the decimal value of the given aromatic number.

Sample Input 1
3M1D2C

Output for Sample Input 1
3700

Sample Input 2
2I3I2X9V1X

Output for Sample Input 2
-16
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