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Jacobian matrix and determinant
In vector calculus, the Jacobian matrix is the matrix of all first-order partial derivatives of a vector- or scalar-valued function with respect to another vector. Suppose F : R → R is a function from Euclidean n-space to Euclidean m-space. Such a function is given by m real-valued component functions, F1(x1,... ,xn), ... , Fm(x1,... ,xn).
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