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Covariant derivatives

  1. Dec 24, 2009 #1
    How do I show that a Vector field X on [tex]\Re^{3}[/tex] is tangent to a Cylinder in [tex]\Re^{3}[/tex]?
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  3. Dec 25, 2009 #2


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    Show that for any point x on the cylinder that the vector X(x) is in the tangent space to the cylinder at x.
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