Leibniz Formula

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Leibniz Formula

 

a formula for the n th derivative of the product of two functions in terms of the derivatives of the factors:

The formula was reported by G. von Leibniz in a letter to Johann Bernoulli in 1695. The Leibniz formula facilitates the finding of derivatives of higher orders.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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For n = 4, we get formula (7) for M = 2, the computations are simpler (no use of Leibniz formula is needed), and no condition [s.sub.2] = [s.sub.3] = s appears.
Descartes erro al formular las leyes del movimiento por desconocer el principio de continuidad, que en este contexto Leibniz formula del siguiente modo: