Hi I have the following metric tensor
R0 being a surface with an embbeded coordinate system uvn.
OK my question is, how come I dont need any g3i or gi3 terms to discribe the shape of his surface?
(sorry my Latex Fu is weak)
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For anybody interested I think I now know why this is the case. I think it s because the metric tensor is discribing a 2D surface that happens to be embedded in 3D.
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