Vector calculus

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Vector calculus is multivariate real analysis in (usually) 2 and 3 dimensions. The field consists of a suite of formulas and problem solving techniques very useful for engineering and Newtonian physics. Most of the analytic results are more easily understood using the machinery of differential geometry, for which vector calculus forms a subset.

Vectors live in a space called a "vector space" over a given field.