Q: What is calculus good for?

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Calculus will help but there is more to physics than just that.

Oh, please... How would being good at something make you bad at something else? That just doesn't make sense. Specifically in the case of calculus, you NEED math and algebra, so:If you have trouble with algebra, you will also have trouble with calculus, andIf you are good at algebra, your chances at calculus are much better.

No. Chances are it will be the other way around: if you are bad at math, you stand a good chance of failing calculus or linear algebra. You will perform best at calculus and algebra if you have a strong math background.

There are lots of good introductory calculus books. Please note that to understand them, you need to have a good mastery of high school math, especially algebra.

All electronic devices would not exist without calculus. Engineers would be able to do nothing without calculus, which means everything that we have that we owe to engineers, we owe to calculus as well. Physics would not exist beyond the high school level (which is trigonometry based) without calculus. If you asked this question to help you with a school assignment, here's a good common saying you can use: Calculus is the language of physics. Applied chemistry requires calculus, which means that everything that we owe to applied chemistry, we also owe to calculus.

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calculus is math and it is a good subject

False. What makes calculus "hard" is the Algebra. If you have a good understanding of Algebra, you will not struggle in calculus, especially considering the fact that the fundamentals of the class- Calculus 1- aren't very difficult to grasp.

Calculus will help but there is more to physics than just that.

The Texas Instruments TEXTI84PLUSSE Graphing Calculator is good for calculus too.

Oh, please... How would being good at something make you bad at something else? That just doesn't make sense. Specifically in the case of calculus, you NEED math and algebra, so:If you have trouble with algebra, you will also have trouble with calculus, andIf you are good at algebra, your chances at calculus are much better.

Know you algebra and trig. When I took calculus that is what my teachers told me. You will use both extensively in manipulations and identities and functions. Then you can learn the calculus.

No. Chances are it will be the other way around: if you are bad at math, you stand a good chance of failing calculus or linear algebra. You will perform best at calculus and algebra if you have a strong math background.

you don't go from algebra to calculus and linear algebra. you go from algebra to geometry to advanced algebra with trig to pre calculus to calculus 1 to calculus 2 to calculus 3 to linear algebra. so since you got an A+ in algebra, I think you are good.

There are lots of good introductory calculus books. Please note that to understand them, you need to have a good mastery of high school math, especially algebra.

By being very good in advanced math first

No not necessarily so.

Being good at basic math will definitely help with Calculus. Boolean algebra is fairly different from Calculus, so it is hard to say how much it will help. Boolean algebra does help with some critical thinking skills, which will be helpful in Calculus to an extent.