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chain rule
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chain rule
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noun
Mathematics
.
the theorem that defines the method for taking the derivative of a composite function.
Origin:
1860–65
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chain rule
—
n
maths
a theorem that may be used in the differentiation of the function of a function. It states that d
u
/d
x
= (d
u
/d
y
)(d
y
/d
x
), where
y
is a function of
x
and
u
a function of
y
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Example sentences
In these figures, the seed values for the refinement process are obtained by the
chain rule
method.
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chain rule
of calculus.
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