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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-22-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Thank you, mod. I'm getting real tired of...

Thank you, mod.

I'm getting real tired of these trolls attacking me and accusing me of lying when I'm just trying to give good advice.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-22-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,518
Posted By NotSmart
If an exam tests how fast you can do problems,...

If an exam tests how fast you can do problems, then it's not testing for understanding, or at least the primary goal of the test isn't to measure understanding.

Yes, the WA questions are slightly...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
TIA flashcards are very useful for helping you...

TIA flashcards are very useful for helping you memorize formulas and definitions.

I definitely would recommend it
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
I'm very slow with jokes, so I might have missed...

I'm very slow with jokes, so I might have missed what you're trying to say.

I have a very low IQ, so maybe it would help if you be less subtle with me.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
I'm done with this discussion. I don't like...

I'm done with this discussion.

I don't like talking to trolls.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,518
Posted By NotSmart
LTAM Study Strategies

There are quite a few people on this board who haven't even passed this exam but act like they scored a 10. They routinely provide false information and pull down other candidates who desperately...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Here's an article about the benefits of...

Here's an article about the benefits of memorization: https://www.bestvalueschools.org/benefits-memorization-school-beyond/
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
I passed more exams than you. There is no...

I passed more exams than you.

There is no "math skills" needed to pass. All you need to do is memorize the entire formula sheet.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
And yet, here I am.

And yet, here I am.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
I agree with this post. CA manual is extremely...

I agree with this post. CA manual is extremely concise and never goes deeper into a topic than it has to.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By NotSmart
Memorization > Understanding

Memorization > Understanding
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Excuse me? Look at my SAT Math score. My SAT...

Excuse me?
Look at my SAT Math score. My SAT scores were so low I had to attend community college. I never even took calculus. My formal math education went up to Trigonometry.

And yet, look...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
There isn't really a lot of math in these exams. ...

There isn't really a lot of math in these exams.
I think basic algebra (Understanding what a variable is and solving for unknowns), basic calculus (Memorizing derivatives and integrals of simple...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Again, I do not know what you are talking about.

Again, I do not know what you are talking about.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Math has always been my weakest subject. I had...

Math has always been my weakest subject. I had difficulties passing Algebra I, Algebra II and Trigonometry.

I passed my Trig class with tons of extra credit. No way I would major in math in...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
I did not major in math. I got my Associate's in...

I did not major in math. I got my Associate's in General Studies.
I'm not sure where he got the idea I majored in Math.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,284
Posted By NotSmart
Can't comment on TIA, but CA helped me get a 10...

Can't comment on TIA, but CA helped me get a 10 on C.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
? Where does it say that?

?
Where does it say that?
Forum: Software & Technology 01-21-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24,968
Views: 6,211,328
Posted By NotSmart
Isn't AC the same shit over and over again like...

Isn't AC the same shit over and over again like CoD?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 01-21-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 100,532
Posted By NotSmart
And then the exam throws something completely...

And then the exam throws something completely obscure from the textbooks that was not in the slides.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
The University of Michigan is known for having a...

The University of Michigan is known for having a strong math department.

You should crush this exam easily. I have a 470 SAT Math score, and I crushed this exam.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Again, I highly recommend you just memorize the...

Again, I highly recommend you just memorize the formulas instead of trying to understand them.

Almost everyone I know who has problems with this exam tried to understand concepts when they should...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Express S30(x) using S0(30 + x) and S0(30) ...

Express S30(x) using S0(30 + x) and S0(30)

Future lifetime of a newborn is 30 + x, not x, so your 2nd expression is correct.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
Just an advice to people taking this exam:...

Just an advice to people taking this exam: Understanding isn't as important as being able to memorize and recall the formulas in the formula sheets.

I would get comfortable with all the formulas...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 127,584
Posted By NotSmart
The exam won't test for understanding beta...

The exam won't test for understanding beta distributions. I would just memorize.
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