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Forum: Probability 06-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By sam_broverman
In the first printing of the 2012 version of the...

In the first printing of the 2012 version of the manual, the formula was incorrect, as pointed out by rgreenlee. Your formulation is the correct one and it was change in a later 2012 printing and...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-14-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By sam_broverman
A left-truncated data point is considered...

A left-truncated data point is considered conditional data.
The transplant occurred January 1, 1989 and the period of
observation began Jan 1, 1997, so that individual comes under observation 8...
Forum: Probability 01-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By sam_broverman
It was my intention in the question that "event"...

It was my intention in the question that "event" and "set" are used interchangeably, as are "subevent" and "subset". It may have been more clear if sets were referred to rather than events. I believe...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-11-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 170,426
Posted By sam_broverman
Dreamer, Send me your e-mail address and I...

Dreamer,

Send me your e-mail address and I will send
you the formula in pdf form.

Sam Broverman
Forum: Probability 07-24-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Posted By sam_broverman
What Broverman Thinks

Broverman has been thinking about MGF's, and Broverman thinks that the normal and exponential MGF's should be memorized and, time and memory permitting, the gamma as well. It was an oversight that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By sam_broverman
I used to be on this forum quite regularly,...

I used to be on this forum quite regularly, posting a "question of the week" for a few of the exams. I got distracted, as some of you may have noticed. Maybe I should be posting a song of the week.
...
Forum: Probability 05-27-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By sam_broverman
That looks like a problem from the ACTEX manual,...

That looks like a problem from the ACTEX manual, but
somehow the person in the ACTEX manual was Smith,
and has had his name changed to Tony.

The ACTEX solution did not use the continuity...
Forum: Probability 05-27-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By sam_broverman
In the terminology of Exam C, we are looking ...

In the terminology of Exam C, we are looking
for the probability that
(Y1-100)+ + (Y2-1000)+ + (Y3-1000)+
is less than 120,000,
where (Y-1000)+ is the cost-per-loss
random variable after...
Forum: Probability 05-15-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By sam_broverman
In general, a pair of normal random variables...

In general, a pair of normal random variables need not
have a bivariate normal distribution. Here is a link
http://www.probability.ca/jeff/teaching/uncornor.html
to a note posted by a colleague of...
Forum: Probability 05-08-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By sam_broverman
Since the 2006 edition of the ACTEX P manual ...

Since the 2006 edition of the ACTEX P manual
there has been a major rearrangement of and addition
to exercises and practice exams. In the 2006 edition,
the practice exams made use of the SOA...
Forum: Probability 11-15-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By sam_broverman
Section3 of ACTEX covers permutations and...

Section3 of ACTEX covers permutations and combinations.
For many years those topics were more heavily represented
on exam P than they have been in recent years. I included
that section in the...
Forum: Probability 09-04-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By sam_broverman
The question asks for the probability that X is...

The question asks for the probability that X is less than 55.
The integert correction creates a unit interval around each
integer i, the unit interval is from i-.5 to i+.5 and the probability
at...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-06-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By sam_broverman
The latest ACTEX Exam C manual (Spring 2009) ...

The latest ACTEX Exam C manual (Spring 2009)
was revised so that the 289 SOA questions
are no longer used in the practice exams.

Sam Broverman

ACTEX Exam C Manual author
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-31-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By sam_broverman
It doesn;t appear to be luck. It looks like you...

It doesn;t appear to be luck. It looks
like you had the correct reasoning.

Sam Broverman
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-18-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By sam_broverman
Exam C Review Seminar

I will be conducting a review seminar for Exam C
for the Spring 2009 exam session. The seminar
will take place in New York over four days:
Monday April 13 to Thursday April 16.

For more...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-18-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By sam_broverman
Exam MLC Review Seminar

I will be conducting a review seminar for Exam MLC
for the Spring 2009 exam session. The seminar
will take place in New York over three days:
Friday April 17 to Sunday April 19.

For more...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 01-18-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 656
Posted By sam_broverman
Review Seminar For Exam FM

I will be conducting a review seminar for Exam FM
for the Spring 2009 exam session. The seminar
will take place in New York over two days:
Friday April 10 and Saturday April 11.

For more...
Forum: Probability 07-18-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 154,657
Posted By sam_broverman
Actuarialscuk, Thanks for responding to the...

Actuarialscuk,

Thanks for responding to the question. I was
out of internet contact for a little while.

Sam Broverman
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 07-06-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By sam_broverman
S Broverman Review Seminar For Exam C

I will be conducting 4-day review seminars for
Exam C in Chicago and New York for the fall
2008 exam session. The Chicago seminar will
take place October 2-5 (Thurs-Sun) and the
New York seminar...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-06-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By sam_broverman
S Broverman Exam MLC Review Seminar and Study Guide

I will be conducting 3-day review seminars for Exam MLC
in Chicago and New York for the Fall 2008 exam
session. The Chicago seminar is scheduled to
take place September 26-28 (Fri-Sat-Sun), and...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-06-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 840
Posted By sam_broverman
S Broverman Study Guide and Review Seminar for FM

I will be conducting a review seminar for Exam FM
in New York on October 18-19 (Saturday-Sunday).
I have also written a study guide for Exam FM.
For information, visit my website
...
Forum: MAS-I 05-21-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,029
Posted By sam_broverman
Thank you all for the comments. A little later ...

Thank you all for the comments. A little later
I will be making the corrections and incorporating
the suggestion mentioned in the various posts
and I will post a corrected version of
the...
Forum: MAS-I 05-21-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,029
Posted By sam_broverman
Solutions to the Spring CAS 3L Exam

I have posted my (hastily conceived) solutions
to the exam questions. Please let me know if you find
any errors. The link can be found at my website
www.sambroverman.com .

Sam Broverman
Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-21-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By sam_broverman
Put-call parity is covered on Exam FM in the...

Put-call parity is covered on Exam FM in
the form
Call Premium
+ PV of Strike Price
= Put Premium
+ Prepaid Forward Price of Asset to be Received

Exchange options are covered in the...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 05-20-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By sam_broverman
ndaka26, I have written a study guide. It is...

ndaka26,

I have written a study guide. It is published by ACTEX.
You can find it at www.actexmadriver.com .

Sam Broverman
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