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Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-27-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 185,341
Posted By Fianchetto
You already got your confirmation e-mail from the...

You already got your confirmation e-mail from the SOA telling you to register with P-met?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-18-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Fianchetto
I broke it into the 4 pure premium cases for the...

I broke it into the 4 pure premium cases for the Bayesian. I thought I could do the same for the Buhlmann vs. doing a credibility analysis of frequency and severity separately like you do in the...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-18-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Fianchetto
Old Fall 4B Buhlmann problem - ASM #49:17

Standard equal chance of selection with one randomly selected.

Spinner for frequency
A1 -- 15% prob. of claim
A2 -- 5% prob. of claim

Spinner for severity
B1 -- 80% is 20, 20% is 40
B2 --...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-14-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,267
Posted By Fianchetto
What has 2 thumbs and is a huge Mahler fan (both...

What has 2 thumbs and is a huge Mahler fan (both the man and the material)?

This guy!!

:rimshot:
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 03-13-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 185,341
Posted By Fianchetto
I will try and do at least 6-8 problems at the...

I will try and do at least 6-8 problems at the end of every chapter, although I typically will only do ones from past exams vs. the Abe-created problems.

I'm working through the credibility...
Forum: MAS-I 12-25-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,453
Posted By Fianchetto
Got my pass letter yesterday. All I wanted for...

Got my pass letter yesterday. All I wanted for X-mas.
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 12-24-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,025
Posted By Fianchetto
Oh yeah. I think that Harrington's books are...

Oh yeah. I think that Harrington's books are generally regarded as solid especially for someone of OP's experience/skill level.
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 12-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,025
Posted By Fianchetto
I like Gus Hansen's Every Hand Revealed. It's an...

I like Gus Hansen's Every Hand Revealed. It's an easy read and pretty interesting.

Phil Gordon's first couple of books can be pretty rudimentary, but also interesting and easy reads.
Forum: Probability 12-24-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fianchetto
:iatp: :toast:

:iatp: :toast:
Forum: Probability 12-23-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Fianchetto
Gandalf is the man...

Gandalf is the man...
Forum: MAS-I 11-20-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,219
Posted By Fianchetto
Your post was helpful if you know which stupid...

Your post was helpful if you know which stupid parts to skip.
Forum: MAS-I 11-15-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By Fianchetto
Answer key posted - Fall 2012

Prelim answers are on CAS website.
Forum: MAS-I 11-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Fianchetto
I sent him an e-mail once and received an...

I sent him an e-mail once and received an extremely prompt (courteous and helpful too) response. If you are curious as to an opinion just send him a note and ask if he has seen the question yet and...
Forum: MAS-I 11-14-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Fianchetto
In the spring Mr. Mahler's solutions were posted...

In the spring Mr. Mahler's solutions were posted about 2.5 - 3 weeks after the exam.

I expect that he will be nice enough to do the same this go around, but that with the holidays it might even...
Forum: MAS-I 11-13-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,219
Posted By Fianchetto
I would be curious to hear from the people who...

I would be curious to hear from the people who think the pass mark will be below 28, and if they truly think it will be a 27.5 or 27 (I'm assuming they are thinking one of these two scores and not...
Forum: MAS-I 11-13-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,219
Posted By Fianchetto
I'll give it a shot, but prob. can't get to it...

I'll give it a shot, but prob. can't get to it until end of day or maybe later tonight.
Forum: MAS-I 11-13-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,219
Posted By Fianchetto
It would be a little work, but someone could go...

It would be a little work, but someone could go back to the PAK threads from the last couple of exams and do the same calculations and then compare that to the pass marks to see how those...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-12-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,900
Posted By Fianchetto
Exactly - A guy I work with punched all of his...

Exactly - A guy I work with punched all of his answers in his calculator for the Spring 3L sitting even though he was going to get his booklet back within a day or two. I think for some people it's...
Forum: MAS-I 10-12-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Fianchetto
What about when your hypothesis is that the mean...

What about when your hypothesis is that the mean of two populations is equal. Then you'll need the s-squared formula of s-squared of m * m-1 plus the same for n all over m+n-2.
Forum: MAS-I 08-23-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Fianchetto
AS, what's going on here? A year ago you would...

AS, what's going on here? A year ago you would have answered the question with a question leaving a breadcrumb for the OP to try a stretch his/her mind.

Used to drive me nuts...but it was your...
Forum: MAS-I 07-20-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,883
Posted By Fianchetto
What a d-bag comment.

What a d-bag comment.
Forum: MAS-I 05-30-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,986
Posted By Fianchetto
Thank you for posting these solutions Mr. Mahler....

Thank you for posting these solutions Mr. Mahler. I am sure that people who take the 3L exam are very appreciative of the time and effort you take to work these problems.
Forum: MAS-I 05-19-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,051
Posted By Fianchetto
If it were 3.2 that would put the other dec at .8...

If it were 3.2 that would put the other dec at .8 and that just doesn't make sense to me. I just don't see any interpretation that would make #6 have an answer of A. Just my take, and ultimately it...
Forum: MAS-I 05-18-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,051
Posted By Fianchetto
I don't think that they will allow for two...

I don't think that they will allow for two answers, but we'll prob. know in a week or two.

Here's how I think of it. If we know that in a lifetime with an eventual death dec 1 is 4 times more...
Forum: MAS-I 05-15-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By Fianchetto
I'd love to see one of the manual authors throw...

I'd love to see one of the manual authors throw out a guess.
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