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Forum: General 06-01-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Bama Gambler
Basically we assume a working knowledge of...

Basically we assume a working knowledge of college level algebra. We try our best to review anything beyond that if it is required for the exam. We can always help in our forums if you need more help.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-06-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Also this is covered in lesson B42 on slide 4. ...

Also this is covered in lesson B42 on slide 4. Immediately following the proof of the UDD formula.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-06-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
On the "Prerequisite Review" formula sheet you...

On the "Prerequisite Review" formula sheet you can find the "Double the Force of Interest" box which contains i -> 2i + i^2. On the "B. Insurance Benefits" formula sheet there is a box called...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Found it. Yep the solution should be averaging...

Found it. Yep the solution should be averaging the salary at ages 59, 58 and 57, but we have no way to know those salaries. I'll get that problem fixed. If something like this happened on the exam...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-25-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Here is an example of a problem from the SOA's...

Here is an example of a problem from the SOA's sample problems where you do not average the salaries. Take note of the wording I've underlined in red.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-25-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Part C is life annuities. Can you post a...

Part C is life annuities. Can you post a screenshot or take a picture of the problem with your phone?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-25-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
If you post the problem number then I’ll double...

If you post the problem number then I’ll double check. It wouldn’t be the first time I made a mistake. ��
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-25-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
You have to read the problem very carefully. It...

You have to read the problem very carefully. It was probably a final salary plan. You use the final salary instead of taking an average.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-25-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 332,012
Posted By Bama Gambler
Yep it looks like it. I must have missed that one...

Yep it looks like it. I must have missed that one in 2016.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-23-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 332,012
Posted By Bama Gambler
Tesla released a video of full self driving car ...

Tesla released a video of full self driving car

https://youtu.be/tlThdr3O5Qo
Forum: Financial Mathematics 03-29-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Bama Gambler
If you can point me to where in the course this...

If you can point me to where in the course this problem comes from then I'll double check the problem.

A ballon payment is a final payment larger than the regular payment. So the answer has to be...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-23-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Sorry, but we don't have any plans to sell it...

Sorry, but we don't have any plans to sell it separately.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-05-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks! Sometimes we go into more detail on the...

Thanks! Sometimes we go into more detail on the forums if a student is curious about a certain topic. But I always encourage students to focus on preparing for the exam and not get side tracked...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-04-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 86,551
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks for the feedback. Can you please give an...

Thanks for the feedback. Can you please give an example of this? I've flipped through the ASM manual and I didn't see anything that I don't cover in great detail.

I've worked every published...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-21-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,348
Posted By Bama Gambler
should be fixed now

should be fixed now
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 143,645
Posted By Bama Gambler
I felt like the exam was very fair and...

I felt like the exam was very fair and straightforward. A couple of MC questions were a little long but 2-3 were very short to offset those. I thought the WA answer questions were really reasonable....
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,348
Posted By Bama Gambler
Ken Fikes covers those. He will have solutions...

Ken Fikes covers those. He will have solutions up shortly.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 143,645
Posted By Bama Gambler
You can find my video solutions here (scroll to...

You can find my video solutions here (scroll to the bottom):

http://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/lessons?product=159&subid=302&subcode302

Here is a PDF of the solutions:
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,348
Posted By Bama Gambler
You can find my video solutions here (scroll to...

You can find my video solutions here (scroll to the bottom):

http://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/lessons?product=159&subid=302&subcode302

Here is a PDF of the solutions:
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-15-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Bama Gambler
Yes. Sorry typo.

Yes. Sorry typo.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-15-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Bama Gambler
I agree with everything except #15 and #19. ...

I agree with everything except #15 and #19.

https://d.pr/i/XR48c7+

It should be like this ...

https://d.pr/i/VsUsJX+

This will lead to 18,860 answer choice A.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bama Gambler
One of my employees just talked with the...

One of my employees just talked with the developer. It is a SSL certification check issue. Hopefully, we can fix it server side. If not they will push out an updated version of the app soon.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bama Gambler
I promise we are working on the fix. If the...

I promise we are working on the fix. If the developers give me an estimate then I will relay that information. They are still figuring out why it broke without us doing anything. The fix will...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bama Gambler
The developers are looking at the problem now. ...

The developers are looking at the problem now. Sorry, I can't give a timeline of when it will be fixed.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-05-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks for reporting this. There is an issue for...

Thanks for reporting this. There is an issue for android users. We haven’t changed anything on our end recently, so it has something to do with one of the services working behind the app. We are...
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