# Calculate the value of 1 - (1.00625) - 60. Show your work in detail.

## Question:

Calculate the value of {eq}1 - (1.00625) - 60 {/eq}. Show your work in detail.

## Addition:

Addition is the mathematical term. There are 3 basic properties of addition

1) commutative property, **a + b = b + a**

2) Associative property , **a + (b +c) = (a + b) + c**

3) identity property, any number added to zero will give the same number

## Answer and Explanation:

The value of the given equation is,

{eq}\begin{align*} 1 - \left( {1.00625} \right) - 60 &= 1 - 1.00625 - 60\\ &= - 0.00625 - 60\\ &= - 60.00625 \end{align*}{/eq}

Hence, the required value is **-60.00625**

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