# BC Calculus﻿

Make math class exponentially easier by reviewing this list of terms that are integral to BC Calculus. You'll learn about differentiation, derivatives, limits, functions, series, 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. convergence
the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
10. definite integral
the integral of a function over a definite interval
11. derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation
12. 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
13. differential equation
an equation containing differentials of a function
14. differentiation
the process of obtaining the derivative of a function
15. discontinuous
of a function or curve
16. divergence
an infinite series that has no limit
17. equation
a mathematical statement that two expressions are the same
18. exponential function
a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
19. extremum
the most extreme possible amount or value
20. first derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation
21. function
a mathematical relation associating elements between sets
22. integral
the result of a summative operation in calculus
23. integrate
calculate a summative operation in calculus
24. integration
an operation determining the area bounded by a function
25. interval
a set containing all points between two given endpoints
26. 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
27. limit
the mathematical value toward which a function approaches
28. linearity
the property of having one dimension
29. logarithmic
of or relating to or using logarithms
30. magnitude
the property of relative size or extent
31. maximum
the point on a curve where the tangent changes
32. minimum
the point on a curve where the tangent changes
33. monotonic
of a sequence or function
34. parametric
of or relating to or in terms of a parameter
35. power series
the sum of terms containing successively higher integral powers of a variable
36. series
the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
37. slope
the property of a line that departs from the horizontal
38. substitution
an event in which one thing is replaced by another
39. summation
the complete total or aggregate
40. tangent
a line that touches a curve at only one point
41. trigonometric function
function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
42. velocity
distance traveled per unit time in one direction
43. volume
the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
Created on February 8, 2017 (updated March 29, 2017)