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# integral calculus

## noun

- the branch of mathematics that deals with integrals, especially the methods of ascertaining indefinite integrals and applying them to the solution of differential equations and the determining of areas, volumes, and lengths.

integral calculus

## noun

- the branch of calculus concerned with the determination of integrals and their application to the solution of differential equations, the determination of areas and volumes, etc Compare differential calculus

integral calculus

- The study of integration and its uses, such as in calculating areas bounded by curves, volumes bounded by surfaces, and solutions to differential equations.
- Compare calculus of variations

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## Word History and Origins

Origin of integral calculus^{1}

First recorded in 1720–30

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## Example Sentences

If we had lectured each other alternately on the Integral Calculus, Blanquette would have given us her rapt and happy attention.

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Gently entreated by the differential and integral calculus, already the formula is beginning to voice itself.

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And this but a few miles off from where they are teaching integral calculus, trigonometry, and Herbert Spencer!

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The processes of the integral calculus consist largely in transformations Indefinite Integrals.

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Very many particular results had been obtained, and applications of them had been Integration before the Integral Calculus.

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