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derived function


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  • noun calculus Of a function, another function, the value of which for any value of the independent variable is the instantaneous rate of change of the given function at that value of the independent variable.

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  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx


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