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Tony Stark
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My first question is, what is a diagonal metric?
Secondly while calculating the area and volume of a diagonal metric, why do we calculate it like
dA = √g_{11}g_{22} dx^{1}dx^{2}
instead of
dA = g_{1}g_{2}dx^{1}dx^{2} ?
Secondly while calculating the area and volume of a diagonal metric, why do we calculate it like
dA = √g_{11}g_{22} dx^{1}dx^{2}
instead of
dA = g_{1}g_{2}dx^{1}dx^{2} ?