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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2019, 08:21 AM
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The mortality vanishes after integration by...

The mortality vanishes after integration by parts. I set
u = e^(-δt) v= 1
du=-δ*e^(-δt)dt dv=fx(t) dt
I set dv = fx(t) dt...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2019, 07:11 AM
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Posted By ingenting
Lesson 20 proof of the alternative formula for EPV of continuous annuity

In lesson 20, we have direct way for EPV of continuous whole life annuity:
a_x=∫ a_t*t_p_x*μ_x+t dt, integral from 0 to infinite
The textbook says to plug a_t=(1-v^t)/ δ into...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-10-2017, 01:10 PM
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Views: 168,021
Posted By ingenting
Passed..... it's been 9 hours after the test and...

Passed..... it's been 9 hours after the test and I am still terrified.Damn it was so hard
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-04-2017, 10:41 PM
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Posted By ingenting
The prior exam history still remains.

The prior exam history still remains.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-04-2017, 12:10 PM
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Views: 168,021
Posted By ingenting
Where do we get SOA307? How come there are only...

Where do we get SOA307? How come there are only 289 questions in my copy?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-04-2017, 09:38 AM
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Posted By ingenting
According to my friend, the last exam he took was...

According to my friend, the last exam he took was even worse than TIA exam 5 and he barely got a passing grade 6... I mean wow... I reset my earned level to 0 two weeks ago and re-climbed to level...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-16-2017, 12:56 AM
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Posted By ingenting
I agree with that. Some of the questions are...

I agree with that. Some of the questions are worth revisiting, especially those from Mahler's. I got a high earned level(8) but I don't believe that. Intuitively my October exam is going to be...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-15-2017, 04:27 AM
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Posted By ingenting
Hmmm.....8/35 and 12/35 for ASM 3rd and forth PE....

Hmmm.....8/35 and 12/35 for ASM 3rd and forth PE. Usually 25-27 for level 6+ Adapt PEs on recent practice. A month before the exam, something serious going on.... the real exam do have a chance to be...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-21-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,398
Posted By ingenting
I spent a lot of time on manual and sample...

I spent a lot of time on manual and sample questions and two weeks before exam I started taking TIA practice exam, with highest score of 19/35 and lowest score of 13(without guessing ones and...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-20-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,398
Posted By ingenting
Failed in second attempt..seeking for advice

I just took the exam C June sitting and failed again(first one in October 2016 with 5). After the first failure, I thought a thorough review was required and for the entire 4 months, I went through...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 02-19-2017, 10:39 PM
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Views: 1,994
Posted By ingenting
I looked up the syllabus of QFI Advanced and it...

I looked up the syllabus of QFI Advanced and it does include some introductions of dealing with correlated defaults, but merely "mentioned" in a few pages in reading material without going too deep...
Forum: Quantitative Finance and Investment (QFI) track 02-16-2017, 09:42 PM
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Posted By ingenting
Does QFI track require understanding of valuation of CDO using Copula model?

Does any study material or content from QFI track require understanding of valuation of CDO or any technichs associated with copula model? It seems like the QFI core exam is missing this important...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-11-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By ingenting
According to clarinetist, when calculating the...

According to clarinetist, when calculating the CDF, we do include the value at which we are calculating. F(x-) = P(X<=x). Hence 1-F(x-) = 1- P(X<=x) = P(X>x). Where did I go wrong?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-11-2016, 10:04 PM
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Posted By ingenting
Great interpretation. Thank you so much!

Great interpretation. Thank you so much!
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-11-2016, 01:32 PM
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Views: 1,045
Posted By ingenting
question on kaplan-meier estimator

hi everyone

On page 363 of ASM, the manual says by definition, if X is the survival time random variable, S(x) = Pr(X>x), this means that if you want to calculate
Pr(X>=x), this is S(x-), but...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-17-2014, 01:57 AM
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Posted By ingenting
Thank you Stars19!!1

Thank you Stars19!!1
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-16-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By ingenting
Passed today :) So right now I have p, fm and...

Passed today :)
So right now I have p, fm and mfe completed and I am confused about two different tracks of SOA and CAS.For SOA I know that the next one could be either MLC or C, but I want to start...
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