Definition of Differential equation

1. Noun. An equation containing differentials of a function.




Definition of Differential equation

1. Noun. (calculus) an equation involving the derivatives of a function ¹

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Medical Definition of Differential equation

1. The mathematical formulation corresponding to a continuous model; an equation involving derivatives. (05 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Differential equation

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1. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"Order of a differential equation. The order of a differential equation is the ... A solution of a differential equation is any relation between x and y by ..."

2. A Treatise on Differential Equations by George Boole (1872)
"ON THE INTEGRATING FACTORS OF THE differential equation Mdx + Ndy =0. 1. • THE first member of the equation Mdx + Ndy = 0 not being necessarily an exact ..."

3. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"A differential equation is ordinary or partial, according as there is one or ... The order of a differential equation, therefore, is fixed by that of the ..."

4. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"Order of a differential equation. The order of a differential equation ... A solution of a differential equation is any relation between x and y by virtue ..."

5. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1890)
"This is a verification of the result of § 115 : and thus it follows that a first integral of the given differential equation is furnished by any solution of ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"If a differential invariant of a continuous group of the plane be equated to zero, the resulting differential equation remains unaltered when the variables ..."

7. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1867)
"differential equation. A relation connecting the differentials or differential coefficients of variable functions with each other, and with the functions ..."

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