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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math Today, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Gandalf
TIA usually does. Here are some other MC...

TIA usually does. Here are some other MC solutions already. http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=336508. He or she expects to post WA solutions this weekend.
Forum: Sports 11-13-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,985
Posted By Gandalf
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Forum: Life 11-12-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Gandalf
The life table approach works only (or at least,...

The life table approach works only (or at least, best) if you can assign the q’s in the table to month of age, which is not suggested to me from the limited description. From the description, I...
Forum: Life 11-11-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Gandalf
It would be easier to answer if I understood why...

It would be easier to answer if I understood why the original table existed and why someone wanted you to convert it. Without that knowledge, I can only suggest that you make sure that the q’s in...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-11-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Gandalf
51904.69 seems ok. Annuity immediate for 96...

51904.69 seems ok. Annuity immediate for 96 periods at 0.66667% per period
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-11-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Gandalf
Do you know what the answer is supposed to be? ...

Do you know what the answer is supposed to be? The equation looks ok, and I believe has a solution around 0.14.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 732
Posted By Gandalf
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Sports 11-07-2018, 06:47 PM
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Views: 13,985
Posted By Gandalf
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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-07-2018, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Gandalf
if you search the LTAM forum for posts containing...

if you search the LTAM forum for posts containing “released”, and look at posts in early-mid May and early-mid November, you can find when the exams were released. Or if you search for posts in...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By Gandalf
For the spring 2018 exam (MLC), exam was Apr 24,...

For the spring 2018 exam (MLC), exam was Apr 24, released May 10.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-06-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By Gandalf
TIA usually produces answers a few days after the...

TIA usually produces answers a few days after the SOA releases the exam
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-05-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Gandalf
As noted in other threads, there are often...

As noted in other threads, there are often multiple ways or splitting a stream of hard-to-evaluate payments into two more regular streams. No split is uniquely right, and people could disagree on...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-05-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Gandalf
Also, on the AO search is your friend. If you...

Also, on the AO search is your friend. If you had searched the FM forum for “scholarship”, you would have found this thread, among others ...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-05-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Gandalf
That quote is from a different thread, but same...

That quote is from a different thread, but same idea. Include your thoughts, and give people enough info. In FM, there are frequently multiple valid approaches, all ok, all giving the same answer. ...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-04-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By Gandalf
Both splits are of one series with no increase at...

Both splits are of one series with no increase at all, and a second series with increases every other year.

It is often helpful to break into a level series and an increasing series.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-04-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By Gandalf
You have to split it up in ways you can evaluate....

You have to split it up in ways you can evaluate. Here are two possibilities:

Payments of 1 every year, and payments of 1 at time 2, 2 at time 4, 3 at time 6, etc.

Or

Payments ok 1 at times...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 11-04-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Gandalf
If he taught them in class, and the 5 days is to...

If he taught them in class, and the 5 days is to figure out how to apply the concepts to specific problems, it sounds very reasonable to me. Many professors have office hours if someone isn’t fully...
Forum: Sports 11-02-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,985
Posted By Gandalf
Week 1: Bears Week 2: Bills Week 3: Chargers ...

Week 1: Bears
Week 2: Bills
Week 3: Chargers
Week 4: Jets
Week 5: Seattle
Week 6: Broncos to lose to Rams
Week 7: Titans
Week 8: Packers
Week 9: Lions
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-29-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By Gandalf
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Forum: Sports 10-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,985
Posted By Gandalf
Week 1: Bears Week 2: Bills Week 3: Chargers ...

Week 1: Bears
Week 2: Bills
Week 3: Chargers
Week 4: Jets
Week 5: Seattle
Week 6: Broncos to lose to Rams
Week 7: Titans
Week 8: Packers
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 92,801
Posted By Gandalf
That’s far too oversimplified. For one thing,...

That’s far too oversimplified. For one thing, the increments might be other than 1, in which case the adjustment is half the increment. More important, in the case where outcomes are integers so...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-21-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,455
Posted By Gandalf
You should pick you fights better. Almost no one...

You should pick you fights better. Almost no one here can conceive of a competent educator saying
“you can do anything you put your mind to” and meaning literally anything. Nor can most of us...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-21-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Gandalf
Maybe sort of, but first clarify. Is post 1...

Maybe sort of, but first clarify. Is post 1 supposed to say
In any case, my suggestion (and this is certainly what the problem says), you build a time line with payments of 1 at time 0, time 1,...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-21-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Gandalf
It would be helpful if you included the possible...

It would be helpful if you included the possible answers, if it is a sample multiple choice question, and what the source says the answer is.

Also, for the benefit of both you and people who might...
Forum: Sports 10-18-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 13,985
Posted By Gandalf
Week 1: Bears Week 2: Bills Week 3: Chargers ...

Week 1: Bears
Week 2: Bills
Week 3: Chargers
Week 4: Jets
Week 5: Seattle
Week 6: Broncos to lose to Rams
Week 7: Titans
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