# intuition from the geodesic equation

15 Mar 2017what would be your argument why the Christoffel-symbol \(\Gamma^\rho_{\mu\nu}\) needs to be symmetric in the lower two indices \(\mu\) and \(\nu\)?

what would be your argument why the Christoffel-symbol \(\Gamma^\rho_{\mu\nu}\) needs to be symmetric in the lower two indices \(\mu\) and \(\nu\)?