Meaning of IMPLICIT DIFFERENTIATION in English

IMPLICIT DIFFERENTIATION

Function: noun

Date: circa 1889

: the process of finding the derivative of a dependent variable in an implicit function by differentiating each term separately, by expressing the derivative of the dependent variable as a symbol, and by solving the resulting expression for the symbol

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