# Understanding curvature tensor equation

1. Feb 6, 2012

### avery

hi,

I am trying to understand the meaning of the following equation in the simplest way possible

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2. Feb 6, 2012

### latentcorpse

It should read $A^\mu = g^{\mu \nu} A_\nu$

Your original equation didn't have matching free indices.

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3. Feb 6, 2012

### avery

thank you latentcorpse

could you please explain the meaning of that equation