# 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

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## Word Origin for Jacobian

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

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### Historical Examples of jacobian

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.

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