# calculus of variations

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## calculus of variations

*n.*

Mathematical analysis of the maxima and minima of definite integrals, the integrands of which are functions of independent variables, dependent variables, and the derivatives of one or more dependent variables.

## calculus of variations

*n*

(Mathematics) a branch of calculus concerned with maxima and minima of definite integrals

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Noun | 1. | calculus of variations - the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integralsmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement infinitesimal calculus, calculus - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions |

Translations

**Variační počet**

**Variationsrechnung**

**cálculo de variaciones**

**حسابان وردشها**

**Calcul des variations**

**חשבון וריאציות**

**Calcolo delle variazioni**

**変分法**

**Rachunek wariacyjny**

**Variacijski račun**

**Варіаційне числення**

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