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04212009, 09:43 PM
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Annuity question
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Adamhman
Thanks so much! That worked perfectly! I'm...
Thanks so much! That worked perfectly!
I'm going to post a picture of the workings when I write it out nicely.
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Financial Mathematics
04212009, 09:14 PM
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Annuity question
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Adamhman
Annuity question
Question
2 annunities have the same present value.
(a) a 20year annunityimmediate with annual payments of 55
(b) a 30year annunity immediate with annual payments of 30 for the first 10 years,...
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NonActuarial Topics
11252008, 05:11 PM
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Not telling people your last name or where you live?
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Adamhman
Agreed. She's got emotional issues.
Agreed.
She's got emotional issues.
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NonActuarial Topics
11132008, 08:17 PM
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This Might Change Your Life
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I'd like to try some too! I keep kosher and...
I'd like to try some too!
I keep kosher and have certainly never tasted bacon. I maybe it could make a good seasoning for a bbq?
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Financial Mathematics
10172008, 02:23 PM
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Why ASM & BPP, but not actex
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Adamhman
Get Guo or ASM, instead of ACTEX. (I haven't...
Get Guo or ASM, instead of ACTEX.
(I haven't seen BPP)
Forum:
Financial Mathematics
10162008, 01:10 PM
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Guo
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Adamhman
For P it is stand alone. For FM you could...
For P it is stand alone.
For FM you could get the derivatives book. But it is stand alone for interest theory.
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Financial Mathematics
10132008, 10:44 AM
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Guo
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Adamhman
Guo is great.
Guo is great.
I used it for P and FM!
Such an awesome manual!!
Forum:
Probability
05292008, 02:22 AM
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Sticky:
Done with the exam? Share your Exam 1/P study notes here!
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Adamhman
Exam P notes.
My Exam P Distribution Tables.
Any corrections or anything to add, please email me.
Forum:
Financial Mathematics
05232008, 04:27 PM
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FM EXAM STUDY GUIDE AND CALCULATOR RECOMMENDATIONS
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Adamhman
GUO
I used Guo. Only Guo. And passed the first time.
Guo teaches lots of calculator shortcuts which saved me lots of time.
Get both the TI30XII and BA II Plus Professional.
The Professional,...
Forum:
Probability
05222008, 02:12 AM
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P1 Discussion May 08
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Adamhman
Yes.
Yes.
\int_0^5 \frac{2}{25}r^2 dr = \frac{2}{75}[r^3]_0^5= \frac{2}{75}(5^3)=3.333
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Probability
05212008, 09:42 PM
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P1 Discussion May 08
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Adamhman
Whats the solution? How do you solve it?
Whats the solution? How do you solve it?
Forum:
Probability
05212008, 05:25 PM
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What study manual should I use?
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Adamhman
Guo!
I used Guo!
It was absolutely amazing at teaching the material, but doesn't have as many practice problems as Actex...... which I didn't care about since there are a lot of past exams that you can...
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Surveys
05162008, 05:09 AM
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Poll:
if a guy hides his text messages from his spouse, girlfriend, lover is he
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Adamhman
I think you've got a much weaker obligation to a...
I think you've got a much weaker obligation to a girlfriend than you do to a wife.
The only reason to hide them, that I can think of right now, is if you're planning a surprise party or something...
Forum:
Probability
05152008, 06:49 PM
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Exam P tomorrow!
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Adamhman
Preliminary Pass, whoo hoo. It seems that...
Preliminary Pass, whoo hoo.
It seems that there's a lot more that wasn't tested, than what was tested.
Do I still count as a newbie?
Forum:
Probability
05142008, 11:43 PM
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Exam P tomorrow!
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Adamhman
Exam P tomorrow!
I'm taking Exam P tomorrow.
Thanks to everyone who helped answer my questions.
Especially Gandalf and JRaven.
:wav::wav:
Forum:
Probability
05142008, 02:44 AM
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Variance
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Adamhman
Var(W)=(100^2)50+(100^2)30+2(100^2)10=(100^2)100=1...
Var(W)=(100^2)50+(100^2)30+2(100^2)10=(100^2)100=1,000,000
OR
Var(X+Y)=Var(X)+Var(Y)+2Cov(X,Y)
Var(X+Y)=50+30+2(10)=100
Var(W)=100(100)=10,000
Which one is wrong?
Forum:
Probability
05142008, 12:03 AM
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Variance
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Adamhman
Variance
E(X)=50
E(Y)=20
Var(X)=50
Var(Y)=30
Cov(X,Y)=10
W=100X+100Y
What is Var(W)?
Forum:
Probability
05112008, 01:00 AM
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SOA 123 Answer Sheet
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Adamhman
solutions
And solutions to the 134 problems.
http://www.soa.org/files/pdf/edu2008springpsols.pdf
Forum:
Probability
05072008, 07:29 PM
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Chebyshev
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Adamhman
Ahhhh. I see. When the original problem says,...
Ahhhh. I see. When the original problem says, "that will guarantee that the probability is 0.95" it means that the P(whatever)>0.95
So it should be like this: P[XEX<k\sigma]>0.95
Then it...
Forum:
Probability
05072008, 06:10 PM
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Chebyshev
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Adamhman
So the remaining piece must be > (1c) Which...
So the remaining piece must be > (1c)
Which gives me: P[XEX>k\sigma]>0.05
But he has: P[XEX>k\sigma]<0.05
Forum:
Probability
05072008, 05:47 PM
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Chebyshev
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Adamhman
Chebyshev
Here is the problem and solution from Guo, Page 338.
I underlined the parts that I didn't understand, in red.
http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/2266/chebao0.png
I don't understand how to...
Forum:
Probability
05052008, 09:42 PM
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Property of Joint MGF
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Adamhman
Property of Joint MGF
From Page 326 of Guo's Deeper Understanding Manual.
One of the properties of joint MGF:
If M_{X,Y}(s,t) is finite in a rectangle containing (0,0), then the joint pdf f_{X,Y}(x,y) is...
Forum:
Probability
05032008, 04:44 PM
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Double Expectation
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Adamhman
Here is the problem and solution, from Guo's Exam...
Here is the problem and solution, from Guo's Exam P Manual. Page 301.
http://img225.imageshack.us/img225/5166/guoym3.jpg
I did not feel that the equation for variance was correct, and I agree...
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Probability
05022008, 08:45 PM
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Double Expectation
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Adamhman
Double Expectation
X is a Poisson random variable with mean \lambda. \lambda is uniformly distributed over [0,6].
Calculate E(X) and Var(X).
This is my solution:
Part 1:
E(X)=E_{\lambda}[E(X\lambda] =...
Forum:
Probability
05012008, 06:44 PM
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5
PDF of joint order statistics.
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Adamhman
Thanks for the reply Dave. You are correct. ...
Thanks for the reply Dave. You are correct.
When I set up the Y's like below, it worked out correct.
Y_1=X_{(1)}Y_2=X_{(2)}X_{(1)}
X_{(1)}=Y_1X_{(2)}=Y_1+Y_2
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