precalculus

[pree-kal-kyuh-luh s]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.

Origin of precalculus

First recorded in 1960–65; pre- + calculus
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