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Homework Help: Transformation of the affine connection

  1. Oct 6, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Can someone explain what they mean at the bottom of the page "by swapping derivatives with respect to a and x' " and in general how they arrived at equation 3.17?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Oct 8, 2007 #2
    can people see the attachment okay?
  4. Oct 10, 2007 #3
  5. Oct 12, 2007 #4


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    I have to admit that I am a bit puzzled by this. I don't see how a minus sign may be generated even if one relabels the dummy indices, use the chain rules to go from x to c', etc. I must be missing something. I hope someone else can jump in.
  6. Apr 1, 2011 #5
    I have the same problem, can anyone help us?
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