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11/11/1675 Birth of Calculus

German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz showed how to find an area under the graph of the mathematical function. This day is often commemorated as the birth of calculus. However, there is also a great controversy. English mathematician and physicist Isaac Newton invented calculus in a roughly same time. It is impossible to decide who was first.


  • Essentials 

  • Precursors of calculus 

  • Pioneers of modern calculus 

  • Newton and Leibniz 

  • Integrals 

  • Operational methods 

  • Calculus of variations 

  • Applications