I've been trying to get a grasp on Lie Derivatives. I understand that we can represent a lie derivative acting on a vector as a commutator. What do I do when I act a lie derivative on a tensor? Can I still just write out the commutator?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Lie Derivatives

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