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precalculus

[pree-kal-kyuh-luh s] /priˈkæl kyə ləs/ Mathematics
adjective
1.
pertaining to the mathematical prerequisites for the study of calculus, as algebra, analytical geometry, and trigonometry.
noun
2.
the course of study leading to calculus.
Origin of precalculus
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; pre- + calculus
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