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    problems in christoffel symbols

    find christoffel symbols of the sphere with radius a

    ds^2 = a^2dθ^2 + a^2sin^2(θ)dφ^2
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    Quote Originally Posted by nice rose View Post
    find christoffel symbols of the sphere with radius a

    ds^2 = a^2dθ^2 + a^2sin^2(θ)dφ^2
    That should follow fairly easily from the definition of "Christoffel symbols". What is that definition?
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