# AB Calculus﻿

Make math class exponentially easier by reviewing this list of terms that are integral to AB Calculus. You'll learn about differentiation, derivatives, limits, functions, and more.
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1. acceleration
an increase in rate of change
2. area
the extent of a two-dimensional surface within a boundary
3. asymptote
a straight line that is the limiting value of a curve
4. asymptotic
relating to or of the nature of an asymptote
5. calculus
mathematics involving derivatives and integrals of function
6. concavity
the property possessed by a concave shape
7. continuity
uninterrupted connection or union
8. continuous
moving in time or space without interruption
9. definite integral
the integral of a function over a definite interval
10. derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation
11. differential calculus
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
12. differentiation
the process of obtaining the derivative of a function
13. discontinuous
of a function or curve
14. equation
a mathematical statement that two expressions are the same
15. exponential function
a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
16. extremum
the most extreme possible amount or value
17. first derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation
18. function
a mathematical relation associating elements between sets
19. integral
the result of a summative operation in calculus
20. integrate
calculate a summative operation in calculus
21. integration
an operation determining the area bounded by a function
22. interval
a set containing all points between two given endpoints
23. inverse function
a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x
24. limit
the mathematical value toward which a function approaches
25. linearity
the property of having one dimension
26. logarithmic
of or relating to or using logarithms
27. magnitude
the property of relative size or extent
28. maximum
the point on a curve where the tangent changes
29. minimum
the point on a curve where the tangent changes
30. monotonic
of a sequence or function
31. slope
the property of a line that departs from the horizontal
32. substitution
an event in which one thing is replaced by another
33. summation
the complete total or aggregate
34. tangent
a line that touches a curve at only one point
35. trigonometric function
function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
36. velocity
distance traveled per unit time in one direction
37. volume
the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
Created on February 7, 2017 (updated March 29, 2017)