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# differential equation

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noun Mathematics.

an equation involving differentials or derivatives.

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## Origin of differential equation

First recorded in 1755â€“65

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## British Dictionary definitions for differential equation

differential equation

noun

an equation containing differentials or derivatives of a function of one independent variable. A partial differential equation results from a function of more than one variable

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