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B Confusion between ##\theta## and ##d\theta##

  1. Jan 14, 2017 #1
    Why is ##\theta## a scalar whereas ##d\theta## a vector ?
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2017 #2

    PeroK

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    What makes you think ##d\theta## is a vector?
     
  4. Jan 14, 2017 #3

    jedishrfu

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    What course are you taking? Is it on differential forms?
     
  5. Jan 14, 2017 #4
    I'm asking this because my teacher taught this in class but I just didn't understand
     
  6. Jan 14, 2017 #5

    jedishrfu

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    What course?
     
  7. Jan 15, 2017 #6
    Course for iitjee
     
  8. Jan 16, 2017 #7

    LCKurtz

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    Have you had the prerequisite course hhsidd?
     
  9. Jan 16, 2017 #8

    Stephen Tashi

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    What does the abbreviation "iitjee" stand for?
     
  10. Jan 17, 2017 #9

    Student100

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    Google tells me it an Indian entrance exam or something, so I guess a prep course for that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Entrance_Examination_–_Advanced

    OP ask better questions and respond with more than a sentence to get better help. As far as I consider mathematical notation, ##\theta## and ##d\theta## can mean whatever you want. It's just notation. You need some kind of context here OP.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2694525? lol
     
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