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If, on the other hand, the function depends upon several independent variables,
so that its derivatives are partial derivatives, then the differential equation is
classed as a partial differential equation. The following are examples of ordinary
The earliest known examples of domestic tragedy are three anonymous late
Elizabethan dramas: Arden of Feversham (c. 1591), the story of the murder of Mr.
Arden by his wife and her lover and their subsequent execution; A Warning for
The elastic limit depends markedly on the type of solid considered; for example, a
steel bar or wire can be extended elastically only about 1 percent of its original
length, while for strips of certain rubberlike materials, elastic extensions of up to ...
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