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Ordinary differential equation
In mathematics, an ordinary differential equation (abbreviated ODE) is an equation containing a function of one independent variable and its derivatives. There are many general forms an ODE can take, and these are classified in practice (see below). The derivatives are ordinary because partial derivatives only apply to functions of many independent variables.
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