# Math Help - problems in christoffel symbols

1. ## problems in christoffel symbols

find christoffel symbols of the sphere with radius a

ds^2 = a^2dθ^2 + a^2sin^2(θ)dφ^2

2. Originally Posted by nice rose
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?