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**differential quotient**— derivative (def. 6). * * * differential quotient, = differential coefficient. (Cf. ↑differential coefficient) … Useful english dictionary**differential quotient**— ratio of change of a function with respect to its variable (Mathematics) … English contemporary dictionary**Differential Education Achievement**— Differential Educational Achievement (DEA) is a sociological term often given to a concept that disagrees with some of the functionalist views on education. Many functionalists believe that an individual s academic success depends completely upon … Wikipedia**Differential geometry of surfaces**— Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1828 In mathematics, the differential geometry of surfaces deals with smooth surfaces with various additional structures, most often, a Riemannian metric. Surfaces have been extensively studied from various perspectives:… … Wikipedia**Differential (infinitesimal)**— For other uses of differential in calculus, see differential (calculus), and for more general meanings, see differential. In calculus, a differential is traditionally an infinitesimally small change in a variable. For example, if x is a variable … Wikipedia**Differential (Mathematik)**— Historisch war der Begriff des Differentials bzw. Differenzials im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert der Kern der Entwicklung der Differentialrechnung. Ab dem 19. Jahrhundert wurde die Analysis durch Augustin Louis Cauchy und Karl Weierstrass auf der… … Deutsch Wikipedia**Differential of a function**— For other uses of differential in mathematics, see differential (mathematics). In calculus, the differential represents the principal part of the change in a function y = ƒ(x) with respect to changes in the independent variable. The… … Wikipedia**Quotient rule**— In calculus, the quotient rule is a method of finding the derivative of a function that is the quotient of two other functions for which derivatives exist. If the function one wishes to differentiate, f(x), can be written as :f(x) =… … Wikipedia**differential**— differentially, adv. /dif euh ren sheuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to difference or diversity. 2. constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive: a differential feature. 3. exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction. 4.… … Universalium**Differential calculus**— The graph of a function, drawn in black, and a tangent line to that function, drawn in red. The slope of the tangent line equals the derivative of the function at the marked point. Topics in Calculus … Wikipedia