Thank you.
Originally posted by lethe
this is correct. you only need the Christoffel symbols if you are taking a derivative.

i know, but that transofrm is the same as the one for the christoffel symbols except the christoffel symbol's transformation rule has the added term:
[tex]
\frac{\partial x^i}{\partial x^k}\frac{\partial^2 \bar x^m}{\partial x^j \partial x^k}
[/tex]
That is what i was referring to.