## CALCULUS

### Calculus

Calculus is the mathematical study of change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of operations and their application to solving equations. It has two major branches, differential calculus, and integral calculus ; these two branches are related to each other by the fundamental theorem of calculus. Both branches make use of the fundamental notions of convergence of infinite sequences and infinite series to a well-defined limit. Generally considered to have been founded in the 17th century by Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz, today calculus has widespread uses in science, engineering and economics and can solve many ...

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### calculus

#### Noun

1. calculation, computation
2. Any formal system in which symbolic expressions are manipulated according to fixed rules.
lambda calculus
predicate calculus
3. Differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject; analysis.
4. A stony concretion that forms in a bodily organ.
renal calculus ( = kidney stone)
5. Deposits of calcium phosphate salts on teeth.
6. A decision-making method, especially one appropriate for a specialised realm.

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