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How Euler Did It: Mixed Partial Derivatives
Course Topic(s): Multivariable Calculus | History of Multivariable Calculus | Partial Derivatives, Differentiability
Euler was the first person to recognize that mixed second partial derivatives are equal (in general) -- except that he discussed differentials instead. This site is one of Ed Sandifer's columns, How Euler Did It from May, 2004.
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Creator(s): Ed Sandifer
Contributor(s): Ed Sandifer
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Mathematical Association of America
Resource copyright: Copyright Â©2004 Ed Sandifer
This review was published on June 17, 2011
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