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Calculus

The branch of mathematics dealing with limits, derivatives, definite integrals, indefinite integrals, and power series.

Common problems from calculus include finding the slope of a curve, finding extrema, finding the instantaneous rate of change of a function, finding the area under a curve, and finding volumes by parallel cross-sections.

 

See also

Multivariable calculus

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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