**Quantum calculus**, sometimes called **calculus without limits**, is equivalent to traditional infinitesimal calculus without the notion of limits. It defines "q-calculus" and "h-calculus". h ostensibly stands for Planck's constant while *q* stands for quantum. The two parameters are related by the formula

where is the reduced Planck constant.

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