Can someone explain why the derivative with respect to a contravariant coordinate transforms as a(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

covariant 4-vector and the derivative with respect to a covariant coordinate transforms as a

contravariant 4-vector.

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# Derivatives of contravariant and covariant vectors

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