What is CALCULUS?

The branch of mathematics that deals with the finding and properties of derivatives and integrals of functions, by methods originally based on the summation of infinitesimal differences. The two main types are differential calculus and integral calculus.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of CALCULUS helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary