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purakanui

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ds^2 = (x^2)dx^2 + x(dy)^2

You can easily obtain the metric from the above.

Now the question is find all Killing Vector solutions of the metric.

I know to solve this the lie derivative must equal 0. ie

Covariant derivative of Xa with respect to b + the covariant derivative of Xb with respect to a = 0. (1)

The answer in the back is the partial derivative with respect to y. (del/del y).

Basically I get to expanding (1) so now there are christoffel symbols but don't know where to go from there.

Thanks,

Chris