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Relationship to vector calculus?
 Section added. —Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 06:46, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
What's the relationship of this to vector calculus? 68.192.48.250 15:12, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
 Basically "vector calculus" is just multivariable calculus where the functions and differential operators can be vectors. The terms aren't quite synonymous, but pretty close. If you're taking a course called "multivariable calculus", it's probably also a course on vector calculus.  Tim314 (talk) 17:45, 11 September 2008 (UTC)
 I would agree with the answer given above. Makewater (talk) 17:14, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
 Both Vector and Multivariable calculus are taught as one. The field of Vector calculus evolved out with Multivariable calculus and is typically taught in one close association of Multivariable calculus. It has same case as of nuclear physics and particle physics. Both fields of physics are taught together as they are close to each other.
 These definitions are very good. This relationship should be clarified in the article. Brent Perreault (talk) 19:32, 20 December 2012 (UTC)
Change to into
I changed the defenition of multivariable calculus in the intro from "several variables" to "more than one" because "several" implies only a limited number and multivariable calculus can have many variables. Makewater (talk) 17:13, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
 Indeed many multivariable calculus problems involve many variables, especially at the university level. Makewater (talk) 17:33, 24 December 2010 (UTC)