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 Forum: Careers - Employment 01-08-2016, 12:24 PM Replies: 97 Views: 10,109 Posted By BLBarK I thought this course was pretty awesome! ... I thought this course was pretty awesome! https://www.edx.org/course/analytics-edge-mitx-15-071x-0?utm_campaign=gotocourse&utm_medium=coursepage&utm_source=CourseTalk
 11-21-2013, 10:23 AM Replies: 225 Views: 31,393 Posted By BLBarK Count me in! Count me in!
 11-04-2013, 03:40 PM Replies: 21 Views: 1,511 Posted By BLBarK MEF, MFC? :shrug: MEF, MFC? :shrug:
 03-18-2013, 04:28 PM Replies: 1,481 Views: 183,058 Posted By BLBarK Getting everybody in the exam 4/C mood! This... Getting everybody in the exam 4/C mood! This is amazing! Need I say more? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btCd5q_0CUY
 02-17-2013, 05:56 PM Replies: 1,481 Views: 183,058 Posted By BLBarK Ordinary Ordinary
 02-12-2013, 02:29 PM Replies: 6 Views: 1,354 Posted By BLBarK It turns out that for normal and lognormal RV's... It turns out that for normal and lognormal RV's where the variance (I should say sigma) is known that the non-normal confidence interval = normal confidence interval. So in this case, all values...
 02-12-2013, 08:50 AM Replies: 1,481 Views: 183,058 Posted By BLBarK Colonel Smoothie did, but he's a boss! Colonel Smoothie did, but he's a boss!
 02-09-2013, 02:28 PM Replies: 2 Views: 1,264 Posted By BLBarK I define it as the number of whole years lived by... I define it as the number of whole years lived by an individual before death. So if an individual dies between 0-1 years later (K=0), between 1-2 years later (K=1), etc. I wouldn't worry about K*...
 02-08-2013, 07:06 PM Replies: 26 Views: 3,596 Posted By BLBarK Same here! Same here!
 02-08-2013, 05:08 PM Replies: 15 Views: 2,367 Posted By BLBarK No I didn't sit, but you definitely could have... No I didn't sit, but you definitely could have seen me in the MLC forums. I had intended on taking it back in Nov, but things got very busy. However, I did manage to learn most of the life con...
 Forum: CAS Exam S 02-08-2013, 04:32 PM Replies: 199 Views: 23,090 Posted By BLBarK Method of moments, MLE, estimator quality (bias,... Method of moments, MLE, estimator quality (bias, consistency, etc) normal distribution, chi-squared dist/test, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, likelihood ratio test, percentiles. If you...
 02-08-2013, 04:11 PM Replies: 15 Views: 2,367 Posted By BLBarK 3L in May and resit for 4 in June! 3L in May and resit for 4 in June!
 02-08-2013, 11:10 AM Replies: 1,481 Views: 183,058 Posted By BLBarK If you want tons of practice problems, go with... If you want tons of practice problems, go with Mahler's manual!
 02-07-2013, 07:55 PM Replies: 78 Views: 11,926 Posted By BLBarK Everyone passed but me, huh? Lol. The exam I got... Everyone passed but me, huh? Lol. The exam I got was incredibly wacky and difficult. Nothing like tia, adapt, or the soa samples. All of which I understood very well and were fairly simple! Congrats...
 02-07-2013, 05:37 PM Replies: 1,307 Views: 156,556 Posted By BLBarK Congrats to everyone who passed, you guys are all... Congrats to everyone who passed, you guys are all geniuses for passing this monster! And to the rest of us, it's all good fellas.....we will crush it next time! Either way let's all enjoy some...
 02-07-2013, 05:26 PM Replies: 1,307 Views: 156,556 Posted By BLBarK lol.....I agree! Unfortunately, we got the... lol.....I agree! Unfortunately, we got the ridiculous version of the exam:shrug:(sounds like we had the same test!)
 Forum: CAS Exam S 02-07-2013, 05:15 PM Replies: 199 Views: 23,090 Posted By BLBarK Failed 4/C today, but I'm still hopping on board... Failed 4/C today, but I'm still hopping on board for the May sitting of 3L. I will also retake 4/C in June! This on top of senior year stress...busy times! Let's do this!
 02-07-2013, 05:10 PM Replies: 1,307 Views: 156,556 Posted By BLBarK Congrats! :clap: I scored decently well on... Congrats! :clap: I scored decently well on PEs (TIA and ADAPT) and thought that most of the SOA sample questions were pretty simple and still failed. The exam I got was much harder than any PE...
 02-07-2013, 04:28 PM Replies: 1,307 Views: 156,556 Posted By BLBarK Sounds like we had a very similar exam... Sounds like we had a very similar exam experience. I'll see you in the June thread! :tup:
 02-07-2013, 04:25 PM Replies: 78 Views: 11,926 Posted By BLBarK Congrats! I.............failed! :lol: The exam I... Congrats! I.............failed! :lol: The exam I got was brutal and very calculation extensive (way too many theoretical questions and problems that just took forever)! However, I had to be sooo...
 02-06-2013, 04:14 PM Replies: 6 Views: 932 Posted By BLBarK That is correct (also in the case of independent... That is correct (also in the case of independent grouping, degrees of freedom = the number of groups - # of fitted parameters...we no longer also subtract 1)
 02-05-2013, 03:39 PM Replies: 78 Views: 11,926 Posted By BLBarK TIA 5: 29/35 (no guesses and some silly errors!).... TIA 5: 29/35 (no guesses and some silly errors!). I just want to take this thing already! I'm just going to chill up until my exam on Thursday! Good luck to everyone who has yet to sit!
 02-04-2013, 03:52 PM Replies: 1,307 Views: 156,556 Posted By BLBarK Have X ~ LN(mu, sigma^2) [recall, ln(X) ~ N(mu,... Have X ~ LN(mu, sigma^2) [recall, ln(X) ~ N(mu, sigma^2)] Want distribution of 1.2X. ln(1.2X) = ln(1.2) + ln(X) ~ ln(1.2) + N(mu, sigma^2) E[ln1.2X] = ln(1.2) + mu Var[ln1.2X] = sigma^2...
 02-03-2013, 06:30 PM Replies: 1,147 Views: 255,831 Posted By BLBarK All first attempts under strict exam conditions... All first attempts under strict exam conditions and w/o guessing! If I couldn't solve a problem I left it blank! Mahler1: 12/20 ASM 1: 24/35 TIA 1: 24/35 TIA 2: 21/35 TIA 3: 27/35 TIA 4:...
 02-03-2013, 12:33 PM Replies: 78 Views: 11,926 Posted By BLBarK 69% on my last two adapt exams......F\$#%! I guess... 69% on my last two adapt exams......F\$#%! I guess I'm not meant to increase my earned level anymore. I left ~4-5 blank on each (they were all level 8+...
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