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Thread: How many differentiation and integration skill is need?

1. How many differentiation and integration skill is need?

In Exam 1..there are lots of differentiation and integration, but in Exam P, is it all of differentiation and integration are cut??And no skill about differentiation and integration is needed?

Also, If I want to know which question in Exam 1 is out of Syllabus??
Thank you

2. You should be able to do basic integration and differentiation which you will use in solving probability related questions.

The syllabus is available on the SOA website so you should be able to deduce which questions are irrelevant to exam P that were on past Course 1 exams.

3. Originally Posted by Ericeric
In Exam 1..there are lots of differentiation and integration, but in Exam P, is it all of differentiation and integration are cut??And no skill about differentiation and integration is needed?

Also, If I want to know which question in Exam 1 is out of Syllabus??
Thank you
Absolutely not - you're still very much responsible for calculus. It's no longer tested directly, though. On Course 1, there were questions regarding the integral in polar coordinates, related rates, etc. On Exam P, you'll still have to know how to differentiate and integrate (I'd recommend up to Calculus 3, or wherever it is you learn how to do partial derivatives and multiple integrals, especially double integrals).

4. Integration by parts seems to show up a lot. Know how to do it.

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