derivative

derivative: see calculus.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on derivative from Fact Monster:

  • inflection - inflection inflection, in grammar. In many languages, words or parts of words are arranged in ...
  • calculus - calculus calculus, branch of mathematics that studies continuously changing quantities. The ...
  • Mean and Median - Mean and median definitions and examples.
  • derivation - derivation derivation, in grammar: see inflection.
  • ethyl - ethyl ethyl , CH3CH2, organic free radical or alkyl group derived from ethane by removing one ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Mathematics