In mathematics,

History

The notation and logic of the partial differential or partial derivative was introduced in 1786 by French mathematician Adrien-Marie Legendre and later adopted by German mathematician Carl Jacobi in 1841.

References

1. Daintith, John. (2005).

External links

● Partial derivative – Wikipedia.

**partial derivative**, or "partial differential", signified by curl d or "curly d" derivative symbol (∂), is an infinitesimal change in a function consisting of two or more variables when one of the variable changes and the others remain constant. [1] In the function z = f(x,y), for instance, the partial derivative of*z*with respect to*x*, while*y*remains unchanged is:History

The notation and logic of the partial differential or partial derivative was introduced in 1786 by French mathematician Adrien-Marie Legendre and later adopted by German mathematician Carl Jacobi in 1841.

References

1. Daintith, John. (2005).

*Oxford Dictionary of Science.*Oxford University Press.External links

● Partial derivative – Wikipedia.