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Metric tensor - index manipulation

  1. Mar 17, 2013 #1
    Do I have the right to perform the following :

    gjo,i + g0i,j = (gj0 δij + g0i ),j = (2 g0i ),j

    Thank you,
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  3. Mar 17, 2013 #2


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    No you can't do that. What is it you are trying to do in context?
  4. Mar 17, 2013 #3
    I see. this is related to my attempt to solving MTW Ex 19.2 where I need to find the ij0 component of the Christoffel Symbol with a zero time derivative of the gij.
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