Wolfram U

Introduction to Calculus

  • Interactive Course
  • 12 h
  • Beginner
  • 2 Certifications

Estimated Time: 12 h

Course Level: Beginner

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for calculus are trigonometry or precalculus.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1


This course provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in calculus and their applications, covering all of Calculus 1 and some of Calculus 2. The course starts with functions and limits, followed by differential calculus, and then moves on to integral calculus and a brief discussion of differential equations. It includes a sample exam based on the AP Calculus AB course. Problem sessions, exercises and auto-graded quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade.

Featured Products & Technologies: Wolfram Language (available in Mathematica and Wolfram|One)

You'll Learn To

  • Work with functions and limits
  • Solve problems using derivatives
  • Use indefinite and definite integrals
  • Relate concepts of differentiating and integrating functions
  • Solve separable differential equations
  • Prepare for AP Calculus

Certifications Available

  • Completion Certificate

    Certify your completion of this course by watching course videos and passing the auto-graded quizzes.

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  • Level 1 Certification

    Pass the auto-graded quizzes and final exam to certify your proficiency in calculus.

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About This Interactive Course

It's free and easy to get started with open interactive courses using the Wolfram Cloud—sign in with your Wolfram ID or create one. No plan is required. This interactive course includes video lessons, exercises, quizzes, sample and final exams, and a scratch notebook, all in an easy-to-use interface. From the interactive course, click Track My Progress to chart your certification progress as you go. Recommended best practice for completing this interactive course is to start with Lesson 1 and progress through the video lessons, exercises and problems, taking each quiz in the order it appears in the table of contents.