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    Found it....

    Found it.
    https://www.casact.org/pubs/proceed/proceed68/68175.pdf
    It is probably from this ancient paper.
    It appears that the algebra along the way to solve for the standard for full credibility,...
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    1082 or 1084 for Credibility

    Does anyone else often see people say or use 1084 as the standard for full credibility at auto companies? I was wondering why it seems that a lot of people say 1084 instead of 1082. After all...
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    Sample Question #246

    I am wondering if I miraculously found a typo in the solutions provided by the SOA. First off this may not be a big deal to people since the chosen answer will still be the same. If you take a look...
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    If I were to guess, I would say no. in the link...

    If I were to guess, I would say no. in the link in http://www.beanactuary.org/exams/cbt.cfm and scroll down a little, you see that it says:

    Exam MFE/3F: Financial Economics
    The Financial...
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    if you click on the link. the 3rd bullet point...

    if you click on the link. the 3rd bullet point starts by saying "In May 2011, it is anticipated that Exam MFE/3F will move to CBT. When an exam is first offered by CBT,........."

    so i would say yes
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    annnnd finally ...

    annnnd finally

    http://www.beanactuary.org/exams/updates/exam-fe.cfm
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    look at last line in ...

    look at last line in

    http://www.soa.org/files/pdf/edu-mfe-sponsored-by-soa-cia-case-08.pdf

    This is an update from 2008 though and since then now we have Exam P, FM and C as CBT.
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    PASSED!!!! :Happy::Happy::Happy::Happy:

    PASSED!!!! :Happy::Happy::Happy::Happy:
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    Binky, I guess when you put it like that I...

    Binky,

    I guess when you put it like that I agree with you. I suppose that I felt like it was more difficult because how different the problems were in comparison to the soa 289. It just felt like...
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    darn. Thinking outside the box...that sort of...

    darn. Thinking outside the box...that sort of thinking has always given me trouble. Perhaps exam C was a very difficult exam but I still would rather have a very difficult exam that is tedious and...
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    I didn't see an immediate pass/fail result

    I didn't see an immediate pass/fail result
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    MFE? type of exam?

    So I have passed P, FM and just sat for C. The reason why I sat for C before MFE or MLC is because Ive had university prep courses for all 3 of these and I seemed to do best in topics in C. and...
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    So i just sat for the Prometric CBT exam for C on...

    So i just sat for the Prometric CBT exam for C on monday (5/3/10) and completely agree.......much more difficult than the soa 289 sample. I used BPP as my manual. I pretty much aced the Spring 07...
  14. Thread: won $75!

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    won $75!

    I won too!
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    so when you find E(.) and Var(.) of the compound...

    so when you find E(.) and Var(.) of the compound distribution you use the formula

    E[S] = E[N]E[X] and Var[S] = E[N]Var[X]+Var[N]E[X]^2

    You know that
    E[X]^2 = 1500^2 and Var[X] = 6750000 bc...
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    Course 4 November 2000 Question #14

    Im wondering if anyone has looked at this problem while practicing problems like I am.

    Without going into too much detail for the entire problem, is the information stated in parts (i) and (ii)...
  17. Thread: Why is that so?

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    you should recognize that delta to the alpha and...

    you should recognize that delta to the alpha and the gamma function in the denominator doesn't depend on lambda so it is just a constant and so you can just say its also proportional.

    now you can...
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    oh '''. thanks! it turns out that i was working...

    oh '''. thanks! it turns out that i was working on that problem far before i even got to credibility topics in my studying sequence. makes a lot of sense now!
  19. Thread: hedging problem

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    hedging problem

    Corporation ABC can produce industrial-quality caltrops at a cost of $80 per unit.
    (There are 100 caltrops in one unit.) The market price for caltrops can range from 60
    to 120. (Assume that the...
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    challenging annuity problem

    I came across this problem today and cannot figure out how the answer is obtained.

    It says:

    Sigmund and Karl each borrowed an identical amount from Ludwig at a nominal rate of discount of 5.4%...
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    Sample Exam #173 Probability and Tolerance

    Hi,

    I am looking at the solutions to Exam C sample #173 and it introduced a word "tolerance". Does anyone know what this is? Ive never heard of it. The solution defines a lambda value I am...
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    From my experience when I took exam P, I thought...

    From my experience when I took exam P, I thought that the problems that involved some of the 'exotic distributions' that you mentioned were presented but just not specifically mentioned or worded in...
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    thanks halfym, this definitely helps. I feel...

    thanks halfym,

    this definitely helps. I feel like this type is definitely a weakness for me. It just seems like i haven't found very many practice problems for this type. I think the part that...
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    I guess i had another question as an add on to...

    I guess i had another question as an add on to the previous one. anyway part 2.



    Suppose the investor now finds an institution willing to accept a $1000 deposit for 2 years. To the surprise of...
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    i just got a message back from David Wilmot, a...

    i just got a message back from David Wilmot, a BPP trainer in actuarial exams, he said that:

    As stated in Study Session 8 of your Study Program Guide, Chapter 9 of the
    textbook is not required...
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