differential calculus

Definitions of differential calculus
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: method of fluxions
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    type of:
    calculus, infinitesimal calculus
    the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
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