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Question about the kinematic equation

by pliu123123
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pliu123123
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Mar22-10, 06:31 AM
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In Euclidean Space-Time, the kinematic equation is:
[tex]s^2=g_{\mu\nu}x^{\mu}x^{\nu}[/tex]
am i correct if i write :
[tex]K^{\mu \nu}_{\mu \nu}=g_{\mu \nu}x^{\mu}x^{\nu}[/tex]
where [tex]s^2=K^{\mu \nu}_{\mu \nu}[/tex]?
thank you very much
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clem
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Mar22-10, 09:14 AM
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You could, but why? You do understand that the repeated indices mean a sum over all mu and nu from 0 to 3.


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