separation of variables

Definition of separation of variables

: a regrouping of the terms of a differential equation so that each differential has as a factor a function of the corresponding independent variable

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“Separation of variables.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/separation%20of%20variables. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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