What exactly does it mean when the determinant of a Jacobian matrix vanishes? Does that imply that the coordinate transformation is not a good one?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How do you know if you coordinate transformation is a good one or a bad one?

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# Jacobian matrix determinant vanishes

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