Symmetric tensor properties

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How can I explain that the fact that a covariant second rank tensor is symmetric in
one coordinate system is a tensorial property. This is for my GR course, but I didn't do a Tensor Calculus before.
 

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You might want to start with the equation that describes how such a tensor transforms under a change of coordinates.
 

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