# Jacobian

### Jacobian determinant

- maths a function from n equations in n variables whose value at any point is the n x n determinant of the partial derivatives of those equations evaluated at that point

## Word Origin

named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804–51), German mathematician.

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### Historical Examples

#### The first part of the problem is solved at once by the introduction of the Jacobian.

#### Biblical critics are inclined, however, to accept in its strict sense the translation of the Jacobian divines.

The Superstitions of WitchcraftHoward Williams