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Tips for Studying Mathematics 5

by Ronnie Maartens Mathematics is all about practice! The amount you practice = the mark you get! Tip for Paper 1 When studying Sequences we have a handful of formulas to memorize and then lots of practice needed to see when and how to use each formula. You can use the following guideline to determine which formula to use. Is the pattern between consecutive terms … • Adding or subtracting the same number = Arithmetic sequence. • Multiplying or dividing the same number = Geometric sequence. • Only the same in the second difference = Quadratic sequence. • Powers, roots...

Tips for Studying Mathematics 4

Ronnie Maartens Mathematics is all about practice! The amount you practice = the mark you get! Tip for Paper 1 When studying Financial Mathematics you will just need a piece of paper to summarize all of the formulas. The challenge here is to know when to use which formula. The following can be used as a guideline in this regard. Step 1: Begin by drawing a timeline and indicating all of the relevant information at the correct dates. Step 2: Decide whether you are working with • A single amount (lump sum) – go to Step 3, or • Multiple...

Questions and answers about Deceased Estates

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...

Hoekom is my bloeddruk belangrik?

Dr Jaco Jurgens Politiek is sleg vir mens se bloeddruk, veel te meer as die diagnose van bloeddruk die onderwerp is. Die manne wat weet kan net nie besluit wat is hoog en wat nie. In hierdie warboel van verskillende kriteria moet ons as algemene praktisyns hond haaraf maak. Die meet van bloeddruk is nog ’n dilemma. Al my bloeddrukmeters is gekallibreer. Die elektronies aparate beskikbaar is nie so akkuraat as die ou kwikmeters nie en sukkel veral as daar abnormale ritme (Disritmieë) is soos atriale fibrillasie. Dit is egter volgens Prof Kerr ’n goeie idee as almal met hoë...

MARTINS BE SAFE THIS FESTIVE SEASON

Martin Du Toit The festive season is a time to spend with loved ones and to recharge in preparation for the new year ahead. Many people go on holiday during this time, often travelling many kilometres to their destination of choice. Unfortunately, the increase in vehicles travelling on the country’s roads during the holidays also leads to an increase in road fatalities, with an astonishing 510 deaths being recorded during the 2018 Easter holidays. So, what do you do if the unthinkable happens far from home? Should a person pass away while on holiday, a funeral undertaker in the area...