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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-27-2018, 01:45 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I just feel so weird today. I got a 5 last...

I just feel so weird today. I got a 5 last sitting and feel like I may have done worse this time. I dunno, I guessed on 2-3 MC and felt good about the first 4 WA and answered some parts of 5 and 6...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-27-2018, 01:32 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
That exam felt so different than MLC.

That exam felt so different than MLC.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-26-2018, 05:31 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I thought the exam was terribly difficult.

I thought the exam was terribly difficult.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-26-2018, 03:21 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Can we talk about whether it was hard or easy?

Can we talk about whether it was hard or easy?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-25-2018, 12:12 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
April.

April.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-25-2018, 12:50 AM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Because either way youre solving for var(s). To...

Because either way youre solving for var(s). To my.knowledge Var (h) is what's in the summations in both cases. Like if you needed var(h) you just leave out the s^2 part.the S Hat vs Sn is probably...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-24-2018, 08:36 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Can you post the problem?

Can you post the problem?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-24-2018, 08:29 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I believe KM implies Greenwood while NA is Klein

I believe KM implies Greenwood while NA is Klein
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-24-2018, 02:52 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
It doesn't appear to be. You're dividing by prob...

It doesn't appear to be. You're dividing by prob of survival because normally it would be something like

(tV + p) (1+i) = q * DB + p* (t+1)V, they're just solving for (t+1)V in one step. The q...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-24-2018, 01:27 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
The recursive solution? What don't you understand...

The recursive solution? What don't you understand about it?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-23-2018, 08:37 AM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I guess the question is why would you be able to?...

I guess the question is why would you be able to? Maybe it works out but it looks like this is pays 10,000 while both are alive so 10,000 a65:65 and 6000 when exactly 1 which is 6000(a65 + a65 -...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-22-2018, 02:10 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
You can also just use the table functionality of...

You can also just use the table functionality of the multi view to solve this as well.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-22-2018, 12:09 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I took those like 5 years ago lol, at least P...

I took those like 5 years ago lol, at least P anyway. C has been a couple as well.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-22-2018, 10:05 AM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Wow I didn't know any of that, thanks for the...

Wow I didn't know any of that, thanks for the explanation. I don't remember there being more than 1 or 2 questions with cc included but I'll make sure to know it just in case.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-21-2018, 09:15 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Im assuming we subtract 1/2 from E[X] when doing...

Im assuming we subtract 1/2 from E[X] when doing continuity correction since that's what we do for expected lifetime and such?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-20-2018, 11:49 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I feel like it's so hard to put a lvl on it. This...

I feel like it's so hard to put a lvl on it. This spring the MC questions were like level 4 or 5 with 3 or so questions being a 6 or 7. Even the very first question wasn't hard but I think it'd take...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-20-2018, 08:42 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I think they're double sided. And they are...

I think they're double sided. And they are separate. I really like the new tables but a65 inst 9.8969 anymore so that's a bummer. But the new tables will save so much time especially since you are...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-19-2018, 06:44 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
One thing I'm thinking about. One of the sample...

One thing I'm thinking about. One of the sample Lee carter or CBD problems has say K2020 and you have to get to K2018 by doing 2 iterations of K. Do you all think there will be a problem where you'd...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-19-2018, 08:54 AM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I'm really unsure of what there is to study at...

I'm really unsure of what there is to study at this point, I feel really good on every topic. I'll probably redo the last 2 exams but I've done every released exam like 3 times now. I'll also do...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-13-2018, 12:20 AM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I mean they're from the 90s and 2000s, or so it...

I mean they're from the 90s and 2000s, or so it seems by looking at the top of the question.those questions usually have calculus involved or it's some weird trick that you gotta know. The MC on the...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-12-2018, 07:09 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
Im at 6.7 and the bad thing about questions in...

Im at 6.7 and the bad thing about questions in that range is that they're so outdated. I can't see the soa asking questions like that anymore bc they've shifted the focus of MC to different topics...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-12-2018, 07:07 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I seriously have no idea what's about to be on...

I seriously have no idea what's about to be on this exam. I feel like WA will be a joint life, pension, multiple decrement, profit test, lee carter and a CCRC or whatever the nursing home stuff is. I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-13-2018, 07:40 PM
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Views: 121,062
Posted By PerpetualMotion
That's crazy. I guessed on 1 maybe 2 MC and came...

That's crazy. I guessed on 1 maybe 2 MC and came up with the rounded answers for like the first 4 questions. I cant believe I still failed
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 10:37 PM
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Posted By PerpetualMotion
I wonder how many ppl even had time to do this.

I wonder how many ppl even had time to do this.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-24-2018, 08:49 PM
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Views: 121,062
Posted By PerpetualMotion
Honestly it really depends on what test you get....

Honestly it really depends on what test you get. I was really good at like 3 topics and passed first "try", not attempt. I know people who studied really hard and failed and others that barely did...
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