# Page history

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## 2 January 2010

* Coordinate conditions

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geometry

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fmt

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moved Coordinate-free treatment to Coordinate-free over redirect

mrm tag: linked multiple times via redirects

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clean up, added orphan tag using Project:AWB

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## 10 December 2009

## 14 August 2008

moved Coordinate-free to Coordinate-free treatment over redirect

mallowing greater mathematical elegance at the cost of some abstraction

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at the cost of some abstraction from the detailed formulae needed to evaluate these equations within a particular system of coordinates.

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"modern" tendency is now generally to introduce students to coordinate-free treatments early on,

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before the development of analytic geometry by Descartes.

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Category:Geometry, +more

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* Component-free treatment of tensors

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Fields which are now often introduced with coordinate-free treatments include vector calculus, tensors, and differential geometry.

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* Differential geometry

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* Change of basis

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A '''coordinate-free''', or '''component-free''',

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Coordinate-free treatments generally allow for simpler systems of equations, at the cost of some abstraction from the detailed formulae needed to evaluate these equations within a particular system of

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{{physics-stub}}, {{mathematics-stub}} created

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