precalculus

[ pree-kal-kyuh-luhs ]
/ priˈkæl kyə ləs /
Mathematics

adjective

pertaining to the mathematical prerequisites for the study of calculus, as algebra, analytical geometry, and trigonometry.

noun

the course of study leading to calculus.

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Origin of precalculus

First recorded in 1960–65; pre- + calculus
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