Partial Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+2202
TeX
\partial
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

The partial symbol is used in calculus to represent a partial differential. The symbols replaces the latin small letter d when referencing partial differenctials in multi-variable calculus. Typically, the symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this expression represents the derivative of the function with respect to the variable .

Related

d

The latin letter d.

Links

Derivative

The derivative of a functin with respect to a variable returns a function that represents the change in the function with repsect to time.