# multiple integral

multiple integral
Math. an integral in which the integrand involves a function of more than one variable and which requires for evaluation repetition of the integration process.
[1835-45]

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In calculus, the integral of a function of more than one variable.

As the integral of a function of one variable over an interval results in an area, the double integral of a function of two variables calculated over a region results in a volume. Functions of three variables have triple integrals, and so on. Like the single integral, such constructions are useful in calculating the net change in a function that results from changes in its input values.

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