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First of all, is it true that if [tex]\[{x_i}\][/tex] is a coordinate system on a manifold, then

[tex]\[{q_j} = {q_j}({x_i})\][/tex]

is a coordinate transform from "x" space to "q" space? If so can "x" be a flat space and "q" a curved space? Thanks.