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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,362
Posted By SweepingRocks
This guy is a known troll. Ignore him and report...

This guy is a known troll. Ignore him and report this post.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-20-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By SweepingRocks
I actually studied less than IFM but that's only...

I actually studied less than IFM but that's only because IFM didn't stick with me at all. I spent about 6 months on it IIRC. LTAM was 4 months. I had a really good understanding of P/FM material. It...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-20-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By SweepingRocks
Good luck all! I hope to have passed the last...

Good luck all! I hope to have passed the last sitting so that I won't have to be joining you
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Lol I felt good about how I did so I'm not gonna...

Lol I felt good about how I did so I'm not gonna look at the exam and just assume I passed so I don't stress myself out more.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-05-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By SweepingRocks
Are FAP assignments hard? Is the pass rate known?...

Are FAP assignments hard? Is the pass rate known? Is it reasonable to believe someone can pass these on their first try? Thanks!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-05-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By SweepingRocks
PA or FAP next

Hey everybody. So I’m almost done with my ASA all that’s left is PA and FAP. I understand FAP is changing next year. I don’t plan to take PA in December as I’ve been going through exams quickly with...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
I wouldn’t say everyone. I’d say those who’ve...

I wouldn’t say everyone. I’d say those who’ve been posting on this board felt more prepared. Many who I’ve talked to at work and in real life thought it was challenging and weren’t confident they...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-03-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
I usually think "when in doubt, C it out" but I...

I usually think "when in doubt, C it out" but I chose E for no reason other than to get on with the rest of the exam :(
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-02-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Here ya go

Here ya go
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Yo you best be right

Yo you best be right
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
There was a MC on continuous annuity/insurance....

There was a MC on continuous annuity/insurance. And the pension WA had payments monthly, so I’d say m-thly was covered
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
It looked something like: 1 A B C D E 2 A...

It looked something like:

1 A B C D E
2 A B C D E
3 A B C D E
etc.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
You’re not wrong, but if someone like me looks at...

You’re not wrong, but if someone like me looks at those options and doesn’t know what a reversionary(?) annuity is, I might pick that (which I did) because idk if that means something like “guarantee...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
I can guarantee you it did not have “life” in the...

I can guarantee you it did not have “life” in the name. I didn’t pick that option because it omitted “life” in the name.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Your approach should work. Basically you did the...

Your approach should work. Basically you did the same thing as computing the probability of them living til time 9 (i.e. dying after time 9).
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
It was basically asking how long someone would...

It was basically asking how long someone would have to live for the premiums to cost more than the benefits (Present Value speaking). Then it wanted you to use the SULT to find the probability...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Yup. I'm 100% confident that's the way to do it...

Yup. I'm 100% confident that's the way to do it and that's the way I did it.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Because a linear confidence interval could result...

Because a linear confidence interval could result in bounds above 1 or below 0, which a survival function shouldn’t have. Log transformed fixes this
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Correct

Correct
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Yes number 5 was the Markov chain with constant...

Yes number 5 was the Markov chain with constant forces
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
The PAK results are unclear. Does anyone have a...

The PAK results are unclear. Does anyone have a confident answer to question 5?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
For that problem, there was an improvement factor...

For that problem, there was an improvement factor for each age, so it would've gone something like (1-q1)*(1-q2*(1-imp.f for age x+1))*(1-q3*(1-imp.f for age x+2)^2)).

Atleast that's what I did...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
I'm fairly certain it was a 10 year annuity...

I'm fairly certain it was a 10 year annuity certain. I ruled out three of the options and was left with just 10 year annuity certain and a 10 year revisionary(?). I went with revisionary as I thought...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
Also long shot here but does anybody remember...

Also long shot here but does anybody remember what they got for the continuous multiple choice question? I got A but wasn’t confident.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 85,266
Posted By SweepingRocks
I just remembered that I struggled a bit getting...

I just remembered that I struggled a bit getting the correct variance. Again showed all work so hoping it won’t be more than a point.

Overall it looks like I might be looking at: 7 or 8/9, 9/10,...
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