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# How do you define calculus?

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- 2 months agoFavorite Answer
Calculus, originally called infinitesimal calculus or "the calculus of infinitesimals", is the mathematical study of continuous change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of generalizations of arithmetic operations.

- ?Lv 72 months ago
Differential Calculus cuts something into small pieces to find how it changes.

Integral Calculus joins (integrates) the small pieces together to find how much there is.

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- Michael MLv 62 months ago
Anything dealing with derivatives or integrals.

Dividing things into an infinite number of infinitely small pieces that adds up to a number.

- KrishnamurthyLv 72 months ago
Calculus, originally called infinitesimal calculus or "the calculus of infinitesimals", is the mathematical study of continuous change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of generalizations of arithmetic operations.

- Anonymous2 months ago
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- jeffdanielkLv 42 months ago
Calculus deals with rates of change. Calculus finds the slopes of curves at any given point.