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The idea of currying

Currying allows us to understand every function as taking at most one parameter. Currying can be seen as a way of generating intermediate functions which accept additional parameters to complete a calculation



Currying and Scheme is not related to each other. Currying must be integrated at a more basic level to be elegant and useful