# Calculus

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary **calculus** is *an advanced branch of mathematics that deals mostly with rates of change and with finding lengths, areas, and volumes.*

The word *calculus* comes from the Latin word for a stone used in counting.^{[1]}

## Topics in calculus

The subject of calculus as presented in a typical college curriculum include ^{[2]}

- Theory of Limits
- Continuity
- Sequences and Series
- Differential Calculus
- Integral Calculus
- Partial Derivatives
- Iterated (or Multidimensional) Integrals