pre·​cal·​cu·​lus (ˌ)prē-ˈkal-kyə-ləs How to pronounce precalculus (audio)
: relating to or being mathematical prerequisites for the study of calculus
precalculus noun

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precalculus was in 1964

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“Precalculus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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