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Forum: Modules 1-5 03-06-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By xaznstylegrlx
cool. congrats and thanks for the advice!

cool. congrats and thanks for the advice!
Forum: Modules 1-5 03-05-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
Have you already submitted and got the pass/fail...

Have you already submitted and got the pass/fail result for this?
Forum: Modules 1-5 02-15-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
EOM 4 - Quickwich

The tasks assigned are over a period of time. So is this supposed to be several memos or just one memo?

In the module, they discuss key sections that should be in an actuarial report: intro,...
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-21-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,937
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
This answer really depends on whether going over...

This answer really depends on whether going over 70% target is ok. I'm still interested to know.
Forum: Modules 1-5 01-21-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,937
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
I would think over 70% is ok because the choc...

I would think over 70% is ok because the choc factory is concerned retirees will not get enough? Not 100% sure though. The spreadsheet doesn't cap the 15% annual contribution anywhere, is it...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 11-04-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
New ASM Exam C Manual for Spring 2015?

I heard there will be a new one for Spring of 2015. Any word on when it can be ordered?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-30-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
f(x) and F(x) conceptual properties in Maximum Likelihood

Hi,

I'm wondering if anyone knows the conceptual properties of f(x) and F(x) when it comes to the maximum likelihood. By "conceptual properties", I am referring to properties similar to how the...
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-30-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
Inverse Weibull

Is there a shortcut for the maximum likelihood of an inverse weibull? Or can someone walk me through how I would solve for it relative to the Weibull maximum likelihood?
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 10-30-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By xaznstylegrlx
Goodness of Fit

If you're given 5 distributions with the corresponding loglikelihood and the number of parameters, how would you determine which distribution is the best fit? The number of data is not given.
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Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 01-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
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
Replies: 29
Views: 3,621
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
Replies: 37
Views: 2,662
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
Replies: 29
Views: 3,621
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
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Replies: 37
Views: 2,662
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
Replies: 29
Views: 3,621
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Replies: 1,037
Views: 126,960
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Replies: 2,305
Views: 217,034
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
Views: 635
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
Replies: 6
Views: 635
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...
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