# Ricci scalar computation quick question

## Homework Statement

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I am trying to compute ##R## from the 3-d metric: ##ds^{2}=d\chi^{2}+f^{2}\chi(d\theta^{2}+sin^{2}\theta d\phi^{2})##

## Homework Equations

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The space also satisfies the below relationships:
##R=3k##

## The Attempt at a Solution

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I think I need to compute the christoffel symbols, then the Riemann tensor, and contract etc.
I'm just wondering whether the task is meant to be simplified by eq [1]?( I can see the metric is diagonal and so this reduces the number of non-zero christoffel symobols...)