# What the Heck is a Half Derivative?

## Fractional Calculus is easier than you think

6 min readSep 7, 2022

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When we think of a derivative, what exactly *is *the thing we think of?

*Note: this article is a flyover bird’s eye view of some elementary fractional calculus. Most of the material is stuff I covered in my undergraduate thesis, which you can DM me for if you are interested.*