12:35 May 29, 2018
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Mathematics & Statistics / Calculus
English term or phrase: Differentiation
Differentiation in calculus. The working out of the gradient function. Mathematics topic, calculus. What is the word used in portuguese for differentiation? My student is from Angola and schooling in English for the first time.

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5 +1diferenciação; derivação
Paulo Vidal
3cálculo diferencial
Matheus Chaud



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cálculo diferencial


Cálculo diferencial e integral

Matheus Chaud
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diferenciação; derivação

We use "diferenciação", or "derivação"

Note added at 45 mins (2018-05-29 13:21:14 GMT)

"Cálculo diferencial" is the discipline/topic.

"Diferenciação" or "derivação" means the actual process of working out a concrete function.

At least it's how we used during my BCompSc at USP.

Paulo Vidal
Local time: 07:20
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish

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