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Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 01-20-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
ASM 14th ed Example 31H

I don't quite understand the solution for this example.

Question: Claim counts follow a geometric distribution. You are given the following data for 261 policyholders:

number for claims are:...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-08-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
the usual conjugate pairs did not appear for me....

the usual conjugate pairs did not appear for me. most of mine required integration. half of my questions had information that was a page long and it wasnt because of charts. the chart questions were...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-08-2013, 07:07 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
I was starting to feel bad for him, but I feel...

I was starting to feel bad for him, but I feel fine now.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-08-2013, 07:01 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
yea, adapt was spot on for mfe. but it seems like...

yea, adapt was spot on for mfe. but it seems like the exam c questions have changed. even my friend said her test was straightforward 2 yrs ago.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-08-2013, 06:51 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
think outside of the box.

think outside of the box.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 08:58 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
by "a little bit of luck", i didn't mean it like...

by "a little bit of luck", i didn't mean it like it's very little luck. i just like to say it that way. makes things catchy.:viola:
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 08:53 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
i believe it's personality, exams, and a little...

i believe it's personality, exams, and a little bit of luck.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 08:37 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
so happy i passed mlc already

so happy i passed mlc already
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
mine was definitely not a five. I took plenty of...

mine was definitely not a five. I took plenty of level 4-5 and the actual exam was twisted and required more integrating than I had anticipated.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 06:18 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
i lucked out. i got an internship position right...

i lucked out. i got an internship position right out of college and became full time afterwards. no exam requirement for interns. I didn't have my official pass of P until I already had the...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
taking 2 weeks off to move and then studying...

taking 2 weeks off to move and then studying again.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 04:23 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
failed. it definitely did not feel like a level 5...

failed. it definitely did not feel like a level 5 adapt exam. More like a level 7. I guess I'm moving to the February thread.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-07-2013, 09:04 AM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
the big day... in 2 hours

the big day... in 2 hours
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 07:36 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
my test center has also let me in early before. ...

my test center has also let me in early before. I get sleepy around 3pm so I'm going to show up early. Hopefully, I'll be done before 3pm.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
i think i vaguely remember this for MLE's: ...

i think i vaguely remember this for MLE's:

Var(xbar) = (1/n)* Var(x)
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
I actually thought about the same thing before,...

I actually thought about the same thing before, but the Variance for the MLE of an exponential distribution really is (xbar^2)/n. It's on page 597 of the ASM manual (14th edition lesson 32.1).

As...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 06:32 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
it's not loading for me either

it's not loading for me either
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 04:20 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
So far, those who have taken the actual thing are...

So far, those who have taken the actual thing are saying ADAPT level 5-7. I guess I should take a level 6 ADAPT.
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,112
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
I guess that is good news. It means I've been...

I guess that is good news. It means I've been taking harder level exams than I thought?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,112
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
ADAPT Exam Level?

I selected a level 5 custom exam on ADAPT, but it gave me level 4.43. I tried again and it gave me 4.77. Is that what a level 5 means? (It's somewhere between 4-5.)

I would think level 5 exam...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-06-2013, 11:26 AM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
From my notes, I have that for exponential...

From my notes, I have that for exponential distribution, with no censored or truncated data, the method of moments = the maximum likelihood function. So the mean (theta) is equal to the avg of the...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-05-2013, 10:24 PM
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
congrats! what adapt level would you guess your...

congrats! what adapt level would you guess your exam was?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-05-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
this is an old thread i brought back so I don't...

this is an old thread i brought back so I don't think that person is still checking this thread. :)
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-05-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
right... so I understand the formula for the...

right... so I understand the formula for the calculation of a is:

Var(x) - v/n

because Var(x) = a + v/n (in the non-parametric case)

I guess I will have to remember to not do my usual...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-05-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
ok.. so I follow the calculation of a, but I'm...

ok.. so I follow the calculation of a, but I'm trying to understand how I can get it by going back to basics (just in case I forget the formula during the exam).

Var (E(x|case)) = E[(E(x|case))^2]...
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