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Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-20-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Thanks For pointing that out. That's the kind of...

Thanks For pointing that out. That's the kind of argument I was looking for.
I've taken long to respond because I'm still thinking about it's validity.



I just wanted to clarify that you are...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-19-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
I was hoping that there were some...

I was hoping that there were some PhD's/Professors who visit this forum that could help me.

I have spoken to them and haven't gotten satisfying feedback. Two of them actually said that the 'proof'...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-18-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Thanks Mary Pat! Sometimes one gets so absorbed...

Thanks Mary Pat! Sometimes one gets so absorbed with other details that they overlook simple counter-examples.

I realize that indeed, your counter-example shows that Claim 1 is false. I think the...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-18-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Lightbulb Actuarial Research Problem in Probablily

I'm currently doing some Academic (Mathematics) research in Actuarial Science.
I have a encountered a problem that I think people on the Exam P/1 forum might be able to help me with.

I've...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 08-25-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Nov 2010 Exam P, Registration

Anyone know when november 2010 exam P registration will be open
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 08-24-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Number of questions on Exam P?

I am quite supprised. I dont see anywhere in the syllubus where they say how many questions are on the exam.

Can someone tell me where the SOA has officially posted this information
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
PERFECT OF COURSE!!! I'll give you 10...

PERFECT OF COURSE!!!

I'll give you 10 out-of-ten for that.

Why cant people just read the motion instead of making up their own?

There's nothing confusing I meant specifically meant "CAN" and...
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
But if you've bent a paper-clip (or a staple)...

But if you've bent a paper-clip (or a staple) before, simply by focusing on it... Then all you need to do is focus alot harder and you'll bend the fork!


Now, that's the argument.
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Stop passing ad hominem comments. We expect you...

Stop passing ad hominem comments. We expect you to be setting a much better example. Instead, you being kind of childish. Shame on you
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
They are a couple of people who are in support of...

They are a couple of people who are in support of the motion. I'd like to hear something from them as well
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
I dont know about that.

I dont know about that.
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
True competition intensifies, but if you are...

True competition intensifies, but if you are someone who's retaking an exam then you have an advantage that your (highly competitive) peers who are taking it for the first time don't. Experience of...
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
so be it. I didn't put such a constraint on the...

so be it. I didn't put such a constraint on the motion
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
No one's forcing you to participate. If you have...

No one's forcing you to participate. If you have better things to do, then don't post anything here.

I am serious about this.
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
If that's possible then there's a fundamental...

If that's possible then there's a fundamental flaw in the exam system. Are you telling that if someone gets 10 fives (or 20 fours), they have less of an understanding of the material than someone...
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
I think you're contradicting yourself. It seems...

I think you're contradicting yourself. It seems to me that you are saying that such a person can pass all the exams... It's just that it would take a long time and a lot of resources.

So unless...
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
So if they lost motivation, doesn't mean they...

So if they lost motivation, doesn't mean they didn't have the ability to pass it.
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Don't be a hater. I have heard a lot...

Don't be a hater.
I have heard a lot credentialed actuaries (who are mentors) say this.
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Fellowship exams aside. Some people simply aim to...

Fellowship exams aside. Some people simply aim to be associates. Doesn't mean they couldn't become fellows if they wanted to.

My feeling is that if someone has failed exam 3 or 4 ten times (and...
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Ah, Why?

Ah, Why?
Forum: General 08-24-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,959
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Forum: Finance - Investments 08-23-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,445
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Question CFA Job Market for Fresh College (non-actuarial) graduate

A friend of mine is getting into her senior year of college. She's an Accounting and Business (finance concentration) major with a good enough math background.

Even though she has no interest in...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 08-23-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,175
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
Thumbs up After four previous failures (two of them were...

After four previous failures (two of them were fives); I have finally PASSED Exam FM. I was starting think this exam is impossible.

I took two college level courses (One in interest Theory and...
Forum: Finance - Investments 06-29-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,933
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
I've been told by a business (non-actuarial)...

I've been told by a business (non-actuarial) student who's taken both classes, that because of my Maths background, it might be slightly easier for me to pick up on the statistical/analytical...
Forum: Finance - Investments 06-29-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,933
Posted By Sugarfoot1001
I am actually a Math student so I only have space...

I am actually a Math student so I only have space for one. I am just taking these as free electives

I should also mention that these courses are higher than the VEE Finance (i.e. the course that...
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