Visual Encyclopedia


Calculus (from Latin calculus, literally 'small pebble', used for counting and calculations, as on an abacus), is the mathematical study of continuous change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of generalizations of arithmetic operations.

The description above is licensed from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons license.

Add an image or video to this topic

No signin required




More of the best posts

Loading . . .


Today, calculus is one of the most important fields of mathematics. However, two men claimed to be its inventor - Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz. The ensuing dispute would embroil Europe in the greatest mathematical controversy of all time.

Contributed by Alicia Kimberly Hauskins

Just a nifty calculus video to study.

Contributed by Grace E Austin

This YouTube user is very helpful in explaining calculus topics.

Contributed by Lisa Chong

I know a lot of students who don't understand how calculus will help them with real world problems. This link provides a few uses of calculus in real life including Economics and Astronomy.

Contributed by Michael Nelson

Patrickjmt has free videos teaching almost every calculus subject. His videos are descriptive and easy to follow along with.

Contributed by Joanna Pirnat

A great review for calculus if it's been a while since you've had a math class, or if you just forgotten how to do it.

Contributed by Cessely Gordon

What is Sussle?

Sussle is the first, open visual encyclopedia. Anyone can use it.

What's a visual encylopedia?

It has beautiful images and viral videos that are way more fun than reading all the text in traditional encyclopedias.

5 reasons you should add your own images and videos:

  1. If you found Sussle interesting, then give back by adding something interesting for others.
  2. Help others learn in a fun way.
  3. Make someone else interested in this topic laugh or say wow!
  4. Become internet-famous as people like and share your post.
  5. It's super easy, so it won't take more than a minute.

Ready to start?

Just click on the red module above.