differential equation

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early 18th century. Calque of Latin aequatio differentialis, which was coined by Leibniz in 1676.

Noun[edit]

differential equation (plural differential equations)

Examples

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

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]