Outline of calculus

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to calculus:

Calculus – branch of mathematics focused on limits, functions, derivatives, integrals, and infinite series. This subject constitutes a major part of modern mathematics education. Calculus is the study of change,[1] in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of operations and their application to solving equations. A course in calculus is a gateway to other, more advanced courses in mathematics devoted to the study of functions and limits, broadly called mathematical analysis. Calculus has widespread applications in science, economics, and engineering and can solve many problems for which algebra alone is insufficient.

Branches of calculus[edit]

History of calculus[edit]

Main article: History of calculus

General calculus concepts[edit]

Calculus scholars[edit]

Sir Isaac Newton - Gottfried Leibniz

Calculus lists[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Latorre, Donald R.; Kenelly, John W.; Reed, Iris B.; Biggers, Sherry (2007), Calculus Concepts: An Applied Approach to the Mathematics of Change, Cengage Learning, p. 2, ISBN 0-618-78981-2 , Chapter 1, p 2

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