- 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 for Jacobian
named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804–51), German mathematician.
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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 Witchcraft