Category: Advice

Tips for Studying Mathematics 2

Ronnie Maartens Mathematics is all about practice! The amount you practice = the mark you get! Tip for Paper 1 When studying Functions and Graphs, you will need two pieces of paper. On the first piece of paper you summarize the information that applies to any kind of function, for example, how to determine if a function is one-to-one or how to find its inverse. On the second piece of paper you draw five blocks and label each one respectively with Straight Line, Parabola, Hyperbola, Exponential and Logarithmic. Within each block write down (1) the standard equation for that graph...

Questions and answers about Deceased Estates

JOHANN GROBLER • I don’t trust the executor. What can I do? First prize is to maintain a sound relationship with the executor or the actual person in his office who is involved with the winding-up process. Ask for a copy of the will and copies of documents you may be interested in. Keep in mind that you cannot demand the furnishing of these copies. The next option is to check the file at the Master’s Office. However, be warned that you may find that to be a fruitless exercise. There is one important “open door”. Before the executor may...

UNNATURAL CAUSES OF DEATH

Martin Du Toit When we think of unnatural causes of death, we usually think of traffic accidents, homicide or even suicide. In reality, there are numerous circumstances in which a death can be classified as “unnatural”. Any person who passes away due to unnatural causes must undergo a post-mortem examination, conducted by the Government Forensic Pathology Service to determine the exact cause of death. Here are a few examples of deaths that are considered unnatural: • Any death due to physical or chemical influence. Examples include stabbing, shooting, blunt force trauma, car accidents, heat/cold exposure, electrocution, ingestion or injection of...