Runtime Error - Bootstrap's JavaScript requires jQuery

Can someone tell me what this error means and how to resolve? I have a C# ASPX application that is throwing this error.  

Unhandled exception at line 8, column 3 in http://localhost:27337/Scripts/bootstrap.js

0x800a139e - Microsoft JScript runtime error: Bootstrap's JavaScript requires jQuery
<
if (typeof jQuery === 'undefined') {
  throw new Error('Bootstrap\'s JavaScript requires jQuery')

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}
/>
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Russ SuterSenior Software DeveloperCommented:
You need to make sure the jQuery library is included in your page's JavaScript files BEFORE you include the Bootstrap.js file. Like this:

    <script src="../jquery-1.11.1.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script src="../bootstrap.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

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Obviously you'll want to update your src parameter to properly reflect the appropriate location for each file.

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