partial differential

noun, Mathematics
1.
an expression obtained from a given function of several variables by taking the partial derivative with respect to one of the variables and multiplying by the increment in that variable.
Origin of partial differential
1810-1820
1810-20
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• He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

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Historical Examples
• partial differential coefficients of the second and higher Interchange of order of differentiations.

• It is in this direction that further advance in the theory of partial differential equations must be looked for.

• An ordinary differential equation involves only one independent variable, a partial differential equation involves more than one.

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• The most important theorem in regard to partial differential coefficients is the theorem of the total differential.

• We have thus two methods of solving the partial differential equation of the motion of a string.

• Sometimes the symbols d or ∂ are dropped, and the partial differential coefficient is denoted by ux or ƒx.

• partial differential coefficients of the second order are important in geometry as expressing the curvature of surfaces.

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