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Connelly

October 14th 2005, 10:16 AM

I'm looking to take Exam P at some point next year. I have had three semesters of Calculus, but that was several years ago. I have always been fairly good at math (BC calculus went fine in high school, math team, 1600 on the SAT, etc.), but I'm pretty sure I've fogotten most of what I learned in Calculus. For those that have had to brush up in this area, was the ACTEX Calculus Review Manual sufficient, or should I look into other guides as well?

Thanks for any suggestions. I know many of you have answered a ton of actuarial newbie questions, and your patience is appreciated.

SirVLCIV

October 14th 2005, 01:17 PM

I'm taking Calculus III this semester after several years out, and found some excellent free textbooks on-line to review with: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/ Look under 'Class Notes'.

I'm looking to take Exam P at some point next year. I have had three semesters of Calculus, but that was several years ago. I have always been fairly good at math (BC calculus went fine in high school, math team, 1600 on the SAT, etc.), but I'm pretty sure I've fogotten most of what I learned in Calculus. For those that have had to brush up in this area, was the ACTEX Calculus Review Manual sufficient, or should I look into other guides as well?

Thanks for any suggestions. I know many of you have answered a ton of actuarial newbie questions, and your patience is appreciated.

Connelly

October 17th 2005, 02:37 PM

Thank you. I will check that out.

pmahbobi

October 18th 2005, 03:00 PM

I'm taking Calculus III this semester after several years out, and found some excellent free textbooks on-line to review with: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/ Look under 'Class Notes'.

This is a very useful link.

just wanted to say thanks.

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