Meaning | The branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions. |
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Synonym | calculus |
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Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |
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Narrower | analysis | A branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits |
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calculus of variations | The calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals |

differential calculus, method of fluxions | The part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential |

integral calculus | The part of calculus that deals with integration and its application in the solution of differential equations and in determining areas or volumes etc. |

Broader | pure mathematics | The branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness |
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Spanish | cálculo infinitesimal, cálculo |
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Catalan | càlcul infinitesimal, càlcul |
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