jacobian determinant

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Jacobian or Jacobian determinant (dʒəˈkəʊbɪən)
 
n
maths a function from n equations in n variables whose value at any point is the n x n determinant of the partial derivatives of those equations evaluated at that point
 
[named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804--51), German mathematician.]
 
Jacobian determinant or Jacobian determinant
 
n
 
[named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804--51), German mathematician.]

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