(Calculus) The calculus that generalizes summation to find areas, masses, volumes, sums, and totals of quantities described by continuouslyvaryingfunctions.

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calculus-of-variations(related)

(Calculus) The form of calculus that deals with the maxima and minima of definite integrals of functions of many variables

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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

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Both these methods, differing from that now employed, are interesting as preliminary steps towards the method of fluxions and the differential calculus.

Lacroix's Differential Calculus in 1816.

During this period logarithms were invented, trigonometry and algebra developed, analytical geometry invented, dynamics put upon a sound basis, and the period closed with the magnificent invention of (or at least the perfecting of) the differential calculus by Newton and Leibnitz and the discovery of gravitation.

1 1 where laan and di denotes, not s successive operations of d1, but the operator of order s obtained by raising d l to the s th power symbolically as in Taylor's theorem in the Differential Calculus.

If therefore we choose a quantity e such that log e I o X X= I, log i oe = X, which gives (by more accurate calculation) e=2.71828..., we shall have lim(loge(I+0))}/0=I, and conversely 'lim' {ex+0 - e x } 143= The deduction of the expansions log e (' +x) = x - Zx 2 + 3x 3 - ..., e x = I +.x+x2/2!+x3/3!-}-..., is then more simply obtained by the differential calculus than by ordinary algebraic methods.