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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Laplacian

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Pierre Simon de Laplace, a great French astronomer and mathematician (1749–1827).
  • n. A Laplace's coefficient; a form Pm (cos γ), where γ stands for the angle between r and the radius vector r 1 of some fixed point.

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  • Add at least one main problem on each of: double integral, triple integral (ideally in polar coordinates), find a gradient, recognize a parametric surface from its descriptions, find the laplacian of a function given in spherical coordinates, langrange multiplier problem

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