# calculus

Curious about calculus? This accessible introduction is for you!

Find out about the beautifully intuitive concept that lies at the heart of calculus.

Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.

Many processes, including climate change and the spread of COVID-19, involve a delay. Here's a beautiful equation designed to model such processes.

Change is the only constant in our lives — which is why differential equations are so useful.

Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?

What's the integral of

*x*^{k}? If you're up to speed with your calculus, you can probably rattle the answer off by heart. But can you prove it?**Chris Sangwin**introduces an ingenious method for deriving the integral from first principles.Coming to think of it, is the standard formula for the integral of

*x*^{k}really the best one?**Chris Sangwin**makes an interesting case that it is not.