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 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 09:49 AM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey Why does pass rate always have to do with the... Why does pass rate always have to do with the exam only? I mean, aren't there more reasons to explain an increased pass rate? Either the exam was easy or the group of exam takers were a little more...
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-12-2019, 08:47 AM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey If I failed I'm gonna be messed up for days. When... If I failed I'm gonna be messed up for days. When I saw my number on the list I jumped and broke my laptop by mistake. Now my friends are congratulating me thinking I genuinely passed. Aghh
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 06:29 PM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey I think x was 50 so you would do M_x @ 10 =... I think x was 50 so you would do M_x @ 10 = A+B*c^(50+10)
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-01-2019, 02:45 AM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey For the makeham question I used the general... For the makeham question I used the general mu(x+t) formula mu(x+t) = d(tqx)/tpx. I multipled the values of m(x+t) and tpx to get the value of dtpx at t=10. Not sure if that’s correct but saved me...
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-30-2019, 07:54 AM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey Took it about 12 hours ago here in China. All the... Took it about 12 hours ago here in China. All the best guys.
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-26-2019, 01:26 PM Replies: 745 Views: 161,042 Posted By Humphrey I have the same question as MarkovChains. I... I have the same question as MarkovChains. I often just write the complete formula on the first line, calculate the values of unknown quantities then just write the answer after using the...
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 02-23-2019, 03:05 AM Replies: 10 Views: 6,166 Posted By Humphrey I think people view understanding and... I think people view understanding and memorization differently. In my experience, understating concepts and first principles makes memorization of formulas very easy. LTAM requires both understanding...
 10-11-2017, 05:02 AM Replies: 795 Views: 174,440 Posted By Humphrey Passed on my first attempt today.... the exam... Passed on my first attempt today.... the exam felt really easy maybe because I did a lot of difficult, tricky, tedious questions to the point that yesterday my eyes were actually sore..... I finished...
 10-02-2017, 08:00 AM Replies: 795 Views: 174,440 Posted By Humphrey Is there a way of getting the TIA practice exams... Is there a way of getting the TIA practice exams without having to buy the whole bundle?
 09-06-2017, 01:08 AM Replies: 4 Views: 827 Posted By Humphrey Another ASM PE question... PE10 Q18 I think i'm getting destroyed by English here. This is the question... 38051 the solution from the Posterior part; 38052 My Question is why isn't 0.22814 the answer? I thought since the...
 09-03-2017, 08:33 AM Replies: 0 Views: 560 Posted By Humphrey ASM PE 7, Qsn 6 ASM(18th ed) PE 7 Question 6..... The solution says From the two values of VaRp, we have delta(y)=delta(x)((72-40)/(60-40))... from the assessment that VaRp(x)=40 + cdelta(x) and VaRp(y)=40 +...
 09-03-2017, 08:31 AM Replies: 0 Views: 523 Posted By Humphrey ASM PE 7, Qsn ASM(18th ed) PE 7 Question 6..... The solution says From the two values of VaRp, we have delta(y)=delta(x)((72-40)/(60-40))... from the assessment that VaRp(x)=40 + cdelta(x) and VaRp(y)=40 +...
 09-02-2017, 08:19 AM Replies: 795 Views: 174,440 Posted By Humphrey I also have a question of my own... ASM(18th ed)... I also have a question of my own... ASM(18th ed) PE 7 Question 6..... The solution says From the two values of VaRp, we have delta(y)=delta(x)((72-40)/(60-40))... from the assessment that...
 09-02-2017, 08:00 AM Replies: 795 Views: 174,440 Posted By Humphrey i'm going to try... testing my understanding... i'm going to try... testing my understanding too... treat it exactly as you would treat the usual chi square question except that in this case you are interchanging E(j) and O(j)... calculate...
 07-18-2016, 11:32 AM Replies: 756 Views: 121,480 Posted By Humphrey for an American Call option, note that you can... for an American Call option, note that you can choose to exercise it earlier or time to expiry. Suppose you have a call option expiring at time T and given three times, 0,t and T where 0
 07-11-2016, 05:26 AM Replies: 4 Views: 810 Posted By Humphrey Yes, I think, the value must be the same and I... Yes, I think, the value must be the same and I don't think it is a mistake other than what tom193 pointed out... since for a call and a put on the same futures, time to expiry and strike price we...
 07-08-2016, 04:12 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,060 Posted By Humphrey I remember this question from Adapt.... if you... I remember this question from Adapt.... if you are using ASM manual ninth edition go to chapter 20(sharpe ratio) section 20.2(Risk Free Portfolios) and follow Abraham's explanation on how to create a...
 07-08-2016, 03:57 PM Replies: 1 Views: 757 Posted By Humphrey Isn't Var[S(t+dt)|S(t)] =... Isn't Var[S(t+dt)|S(t)] = s(t)^2*e^2(alpha-delta)dt*(e^(vol^2)dt-1)? I also didn't know we can express it as Var[S(t+dt)|S(t)] = vol^2 * S(t)^2 * dt..... maybe the actual question would help see...
 07-08-2016, 03:41 PM Replies: 5 Views: 771 Posted By Humphrey Just watch out for the 't'. Sometimes they give... Just watch out for the 't'. Sometimes they give you variance without the 't' ... for example if they give you Variance of a two year forward as .16(without t at the end) then you would need to divide...
 07-08-2016, 03:27 PM Replies: 509 Views: 90,831 Posted By Humphrey I submitted with 30 minutes to go because I... I submitted with 30 minutes to go because I finished the exam with an hour or so to go and 4 incomplete questions. It took me about 15 minutes to complete the 4 questions so I had almost the whole...
 07-08-2016, 10:13 AM Replies: 509 Views: 90,831 Posted By Humphrey Passed today! I think the exam was very easy... Passed today! I think the exam was very easy mostly level 4-5 with some level 6 here and there... unlike when I took FM, this time I was able to answer each and every question comfortably without...
 06-26-2016, 08:27 AM Replies: 195 Views: 21,019 Posted By Humphrey I find it very weird that when I take a level 8... I find it very weird that when I take a level 8 exam I get almost all 9+ questions right whilst I fail to get level 4 - 6 questions right..... I think the real exam would have very few level 8+...
 06-02-2016, 01:56 PM Replies: 509 Views: 90,831 Posted By Humphrey I have already started studying for C because I... I have already started studying for C because I want to write in October.. Do you guys think it is doable? I began early because I tend to take way too much time studying on these exams than probably...
 06-02-2016, 01:51 PM Replies: 509 Views: 90,831 Posted By Humphrey first and second PE I failed 3 questions each,... first and second PE I failed 3 questions each, the third I failed 5, the fourth I failed 6, fifth and sixth I failed 3 and 4 respectively(On these ones I refered to the formula sheet and manual for...
 06-02-2016, 10:10 AM Replies: 509 Views: 90,831 Posted By Humphrey For those still studying the material keep on... For those still studying the material keep on studying don't give up... you will need maybe about a week to review and will be able to see how the whole thing builds up... It took me only one week of...
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