I am starting university next month. I will be studying physics, maths, and chemistry, although I will be majoring in physics.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Basically, I want to understand what calculus IS!!! We were never really taught what it is in high school math. Can someone here explain what calculus, as in differentiation and integration, is?

Btw, in college maths, will you be taught the what and whys of all the principles of math? As in ^^^

Thank you, all your help will be invaluable to me :-)

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# What IS calculus?

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