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cal'culus of varia'tions




the branch of mathematics that deals with the problem of finding a curve or surface that maximizes or minimizes a given expression, usually with several restrictions placed on the desired curve.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

calculus of finite differencesCalcutta
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