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No, the formula for curvature is nonlinear with respect to metric tensor in a very essential way.

In particular, a convex combination of two positively curved metrics can have negative curvature. In fact, arbitrary large negative sectional curvature.

For example, the induced metric on any embedding $\mathbb{S}^2\hookrightarrow\mathbb{S}^2\times \mathbb{S}^2$, such that both projections are diffeomorphisms is a convex combination of metrics with constant curvature 1/2. But it is not hard to make such metric arbitrary bad.

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No, the formula for curvature is nonlinear with respect to metric tensor in a very essential way.

In particular, a convex combination of two positively curved metrics can have negative curvature. In fact, arbitrary large negative sectional curvature.