## In context|mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between integral and quadrature

is that

**integral** is (mathematics) while

**quadrature** is (mathematics) the act or process of constructing a square that has the same area as a given plane figure, or of computing that area.

## As nouns the difference between **integral** and **quadrature**

is that

**integral** is (mathematics) a number, the limit of the sums computed in a process in which the domain of a function is divided into small subsets and a possibly nominal value of the function on each subset is multiplied by the measure of that subset, all these products then being summed while

**quadrature** is the process of making something square; squaring.

## As an adjective **integral**

is constituting a whole together with other parts or factors; not omittable or removable.