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How to manipulate the determinant of metric tensor?

  1. Mar 2, 2013 #1
    How to calculate something relating to the determinant of metric tensor? for example, its derivative [itex]∂_{λ}[/itex]g.
    and how to calculate1/g* [itex]∂_{λ}[/itex]g, which is from (3.33) in the book Spacetime and Geometry, in which the author says that it can be related to the Christoffel connection.
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  4. Mar 3, 2013 #3
    thank you!
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