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Originally Posted by rse41
I was working on 17.2 in ASM STAM manual, and I found that the expected value of the limited distribution formula provided on the SOAs exam tables (A.5.1.4) gets me the wrong answer. If I use first principles to solve for what I think the expected value of the limited distribution (assuming k=1), I get that the second term should have an alpha in the numerator  this is consistent with the solution to 17.2.
Is the formula for the expected value of the limited distribution under A.5.1.4 of the exam tables wrong?

No.
