Mathematical discipline which uses the techniques of calculus to study geometric problems. General relativity is written in this language.

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Geodesic deviation equation - why does the ordinary second derivative give the correct answer?

I've calculated the correct answer to my problem, but don't understand one of the assumptions I made when doing so. I used the geodesic deviation equation ...