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Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-31-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Aren't there solutions to these, and are you...

Aren't there solutions to these, and are you saying you couldn't solve \frac{1}{(1+i)^{10}} \, = \, 1 ? I didn't check your work but I don't think that's the right equation to solve...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-30-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Actuarialsuck
John Witherspoon Dies at 77

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/arts/john-witherspoon-dead.html

Enjoyed him in various silly comedies :(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-27-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12,359
Views: 1,747,768
Posted By Actuarialsuck
https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7350...

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/73504855_3127920420615644_8095656338098487296_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_oc=AQmWyONF48de6iancvR7jDzruao0cHPdVc9XKcO2Gvlw3r7U81-6DfOWw_F2-ljeXC6t73XQIHi2FdALZkB...
Forum: Probability 09-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Actuarialsuck
To be fair he didn't say he didn't say they were...

To be fair he didn't say he didn't say they were wrong, just that more than 1 answer is possible. A spider-man solution to his venom diagram if you will.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 23,573
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Replace "going to bad movies" with "responding to...

Replace "going to bad movies" with "responding to poly" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YigM-F4oSIE
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-03-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Obviously but only if eaten in the correct order....

Obviously but only if eaten in the correct order. If you fail, you ate them in the wrong order.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sure. There were the ones that were wrong and the...

Sure. There were the ones that were wrong and the ones that were correct. Usually the ones that were wrong screamed the loudest. When they were proven wrong, they would resort to something along the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-01-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 5,644
Posted By Actuarialsuck
See above

See above
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-27-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,316
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Was all that supposed to be in red?

Was all that supposed to be in red?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-14-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,973
Posted By Actuarialsuck
This may be of interest as a few data points...

This may be of interest as a few data points https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Sexes_(tennis)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-10-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Are you asking and answering your questions now? ...

Are you asking and answering your questions now?

I'm more in shock that people are in shock at how much people care about spelling than I am about the lack of QM interest.

I'm glad you found...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-10-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Actuarialsuck
You're in awe that most actuaries don't care...

You're in awe that most actuaries don't care about quantum mechanics? (or that the name was misspelled) ;-)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-18-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,222
Posted By Actuarialsuck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWn8CskNGzU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWn8CskNGzU
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,222
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I thought Jews don't believe in hell.

I thought Jews don't believe in hell.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,222
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Sounds like this could be a potential problem on...

Sounds like this could be a potential problem on one of the prelims...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-13-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,693
Posted By Actuarialsuck
And that's perfectly fine. However these are...

And that's perfectly fine. However these are exams where you are compared to a metric. In your job, while there is no "exact right answer", there is a range of acceptable answers and expectation is...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-12-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,693
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Now this troll job is getting a little out of...

Now this troll job is getting a little out of hand...
Forum: Health - Disability 05-14-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,048
Posted By Actuarialsuck
100% agree. When I looked at this (a while ago),...

100% agree. When I looked at this (a while ago), 100% of MCR was equal to roughly 18% - 20% of billed charges. I realize this varies a LOT by hospital, area, etc. but taking a step back, that means...
Forum: Probability 05-07-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Are you asking for something like this?...

Are you asking for something like this? https://www.quora.com/What-are-examples-of-exponentially-distributed-random-variables-in-real-life
Forum: Health - Disability 05-05-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,048
Posted By Actuarialsuck
DRG is for Inpatient Acute stays, there are...

DRG is for Inpatient Acute stays, there are various payment methodologies for non-acute, outpatient, physician.
Forum: Health - Disability 05-02-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,048
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Not to mention offer reduction in A/B cost...

Not to mention offer reduction in A/B cost sharing + offer benefits that are "non-Medicare covered" for $0 (in most areas).

Only downside is network restriction and potentially having to choose a...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 04-26-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Cost of Capital = PV future tied capital releases...

Cost of Capital = PV future tied capital releases minus increases + PV after-tax investment income on tied capital - tied capital.

Why would you subtract it from from EV?
Forum: Health - Disability 04-25-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,293
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Should be there as well.

Should be there as well.
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 04-12-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By Actuarialsuck
I would be careful looking at straight % of BC...

I would be careful looking at straight % of BC differentials since there's a difference in levels of chargemaster, etc. implicit in each hospital. Looking at % of MCR seems to be more stable but of...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 03-15-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Actuarialsuck
Is this a question you can post?

Is this a question you can post?
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