# 8.3: Symbolic Calculus Functions

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Function Result

diff

Returns the derivative of an expression.

Dirac

Dirac delta function (unit impulse).

Heaviside

Heaviside function (unit step).

int

Returns the integral of an expression.

limit

Returns the limit of an expression.

symsum

Returns the symbolic summation of an expression.

taylor

Returns the Taylor series of a function.

8.3: Symbolic Calculus Functions is shared under a CC BY 1.3 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Brian Vick, Virginia Tech.