
# Calculus

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Calculus is the study of change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of operations and their application to solving equations.

Thumbnail: The logarithmic spiral of the Nautilus shell is a classical image used to depict the growth and change related to calculus. Image used with permission (GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 and CC- SA-BY 3.0; Wikipedia).