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Affine tangent plane

  1. Jan 9, 2014 #1
    I'm a high school physics teacher trying to get a handle on differential geometry so please make explanations as simple as possible.

    What is the difference between the tangent space at p and the affine tangent plane at p?
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  3. Jan 14, 2014 #2


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    Maybe if you give us a source ; the place where you saw it, or some other context, we may be better able to help you.
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