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Old 04-23-2019, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by TranceBrah View Post
Not sure if Breadmaker is answering the same question but OP is correct. If you get some answer for (a), you should use it when answering (b).

If you show all your work/formulas for part (b) and the answer is consistent with the answer from (a) then (b) will be awarded full marks, assuming no other issues. This can be seen in pretty much every past sitting's SOA commentary.
I think part of Breadmaker's comment is that the "answer" to part a needs to NOT be such that answering part b becomes "trivial".

As for the rest of this statement, this is consistent with how the CAS approaches grading their upper level Exams.
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