mul·​ti·​var·​i·​able | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈver-ē-ə-bəl How to pronounce multivariable (audio) , -ˌtī-\

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Instruction and practice modules offer measurement and geometry for kindergartners and college-level multivariable calculus, art history, computer programming and global finance. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, "Sal Khan creates online academy to educate anyone in world for free," 21 Jan. 2018 Complete high school math, including calculus, in middle school and devote high school to more complex subjects: multivariable calculus, abstract algebra, probability, game theory and other college subjects. Jay Mathews, Washington Post, "Calculus for eighth-graders? It’s the differential in one school system.," 17 Sep. 2017

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multivariable was in 1930

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to take the place or position of

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