partial differentiation


: the process of finding a partial derivative

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of partial differentiation was circa 1890

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“Partial differentiation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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