Basic Calculus Terms

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An indefinite integral or inverse operation of differentiation. antiderivative
The slope of the tangent line at a point on a curve.derivative
An infinitesimal change in a function of one or more variables, resulting from a small change in the variables.differential
A point at which a function is discontinuous or undefined. discontinuity
The set of all values that can be assumed by the independent variable of a function.domain
A function of which a given function is the derivative.integral
The value that a function or sequence "approaches" as the input or index approaches some value.limit
A number greater than any assignable quantity or countable number; has the symbol ∞infinity
To fail to approach a finite limit. diverge
To approach a finite limit. converge