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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-10-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,255
Posted By triplea
IMO, the subject is "One in five people". ...

IMO, the subject is "One in five people".

If there are only 5 people in total, then the subject is singular because only 1 person is being spoken about. Hence option #2.

If there are more...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 05-30-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,741
Posted By triplea
I like this idea a lot. It is not much of a...

I like this idea a lot. It is not much of a burden on the volunteers as developing a clean and publishable rubric would be, yet it gives enough information to the candidates as to what the graders...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-02-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,376
Posted By triplea
Pre-split, chose CAS exam 3. I realized the...

Pre-split, chose CAS exam 3. I realized the flexibility benefit if I chose to take Exam M, but I didn't want to because of the amount of life contigency material there was in comparison to Exam 3. ...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 02-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,927
Posted By triplea
I agree about the beneficial future consequence...

I agree about the beneficial future consequence that candidates will become more mindful of how to get partial credit by demonstrating their understanding of the material.

I think any confusion...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 02-27-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,804
Posted By triplea
Maybe there were a lot of blank responses or...

Maybe there were a lot of blank responses or partial attempts. Based on your numbers, it seems like the mean was somewhere around 0.75-1 point.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 02-27-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,804
Posted By triplea
It's ironic that the question itself is about a...

It's ironic that the question itself is about a data error
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-31-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,855
Posted By triplea
Solutions are up. ...

Solutions are up.

http://www.casact.org/admissions/studytools/exam8/11-8.pdf
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 12-22-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,958
Posted By triplea
I like this idea alot. We see only one side of...

I like this idea alot. We see only one side of the coin when we look at model solutions (i.e. we see what the graders were looking for), but I think it would be helpful for the graders to be able to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-09-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 58,225
Posted By triplea
I hope that the following principle will answer...

I hope that the following principle will answer your second question, in particular regarding the case of Prophet Job:

Sometimes God tests a friend of His by making the whole world his enemy and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-09-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 24,756
Posted By triplea
Author of Sense & Sensibility Dutch word for...

Author of Sense & Sensibility

Dutch word for "permission" - leave of absence for military personnel

Original language of Stein (?) Larsson book
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-09-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 24,756
Posted By triplea
Katy Perry song :exams: Capital of Kenya ...

Katy Perry song :exams:

Capital of Kenya

Largest African country bordering Med. Sea
Forum: Sports 02-06-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,526
Posted By triplea
IO for my second please.

IO for my second please.
Forum: Sports 02-02-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,526
Posted By triplea
AM for me please

AM for me please
Forum: Sports 01-04-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,526
Posted By triplea
How about kick field goals like penalty kicks?...

How about kick field goals like penalty kicks? :shrug: I mean, after a period or two of extra play.
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 12-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,978
Posted By triplea
...with the exception of candidates who were...

...with the exception of candidates who were within a certain range of the passmark. Those candidates will necessarily have a score at quarter intervals since both graders must reconcile exactly.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 12-03-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,328
Posted By triplea
Solution: create a four hour exam and scale back...

Solution: create a four hour exam and scale back by 0.75

:shrug:
Forum: General Actuarial 11-24-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,894
Posted By triplea
Seriously, sometimes we need to know "lists" on...

Seriously, sometimes we need to know "lists" on the job as well.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 11-23-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By triplea
:love: :shrug:

:love:

:shrug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-19-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,153
Posted By triplea
It is necessary to understand the philosophy of...

It is necessary to understand the philosophy of prayer before one can use it to verify His existence.

I can tell you briefly that prayer is like planting a seed. The seed develops so long as you...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-11-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,894
Posted By triplea
I was also perturbed with his speech at the...

I was also perturbed with his speech at the annual meeting. :exams:
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-09-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,420
Posted By triplea
The 2011 transition now creates a larger gap...

The 2011 transition now creates a larger gap between ACAS & FCAS. Before the transition, there were 2 exams (or 8 hours of examination) whereas now there are 3 exams (or 10 hours of examination).
...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 10-25-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,792
Posted By triplea
I didn't open it up yet. I plan on doing so at a...

I didn't open it up yet. I plan on doing so at a local framing store do all that fancy stuff to it. Well, not that fancy. :shrug:
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 10-25-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,895
Posted By triplea
7:1

7:1
Forum: CAS Exams - General 10-25-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,792
Posted By triplea
Yes, I got my FCAS diploma in the mail yesterday...

Yes, I got my FCAS diploma in the mail yesterday :party:
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 10-22-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By triplea
This. Additionally, the day off before the exam...

This. Additionally, the day off before the exam counted as 8 hours towards study time.
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