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Difficulty understanding vector transformation law

  1. Dec 3, 2015 #1
    I am having a hard time understanding vector transformations. I know that vectors must transform a certain way and that dual vectors (or covectors) transform the "opposite" way. What is strange to me is that the basis vectors transform like dual vectors and the basis dual vectors transform like vectors. So are basis vectors actually dual vectors?
     
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  3. Dec 3, 2015 #2

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