Math Simplified
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Math Simplified

What Is Calculus? A Beginner’s Guide to Limits and Differentiation

The first part in a two part introductory guide to calculus.

Calculus is a study of rates of change of functions and accumulation of infinitesimally small quantities. It can be broadly divided into two branches:

  • Differential Calculus. This concerns rates of changes of quantities and…



Simplified is a publication aiming at making mathematics accessible and enjoyable.

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Eugene Brennan

Eugene is an engineer with a BSc(Eng) degree in Control and Instrumentation. He’s passionate about gardening, DIY, making things, cycling & photography.