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An equation that contains derivatives.
A function that specifies the rate of change in a continuous variable over changes in another variable (time, in this book).
an equation containing differentials of a function
a mathematical model that describes how something is changing (or something's rate of change, hence it involves a derivative)
an algebraic relation between variables that includes the rates of change of the variables as well as their instantaneous values
an equation for an unknown function, say y ( x ), which involves derivatives of the function
an equation involving an unknown function and its derivatives
an equation involving an unknown function of one or more variables , its derivatives and the independent variables
an equation relating a function y , its derivative y ' , and the independent variable t
an equation that consists of an unknown function and its derivatives
an equation that involves at least one derivative