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Old 05-18-2018, 03:16 PM
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I'm not even sure what I should be memorizing.
If you're clear on how to get the predictive/posterior distributions, then you just have to memorize a couple of formulas. There is just 4 conjugate priors needed. If you use adapt, their formula sheet makes it pretty clear.

And I just hope my exam goes better than George's IQ test.
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If you use adapt, their formula sheet makes it pretty clear.
I forgot that ADAPT supplied formula sheets. I'll probably sign up soon for a month. Thanks!
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As long as the exam doesn't end up like the summer of George!
Classic.

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If you're clear on how to get the predictive/posterior distributions, then you just have to memorize a couple of formulas. There is just 4 conjugate priors needed. If you use adapt, their formula sheet makes it pretty clear.

And I just hope my exam goes better than George's IQ test.
Love it.

On an exam note, as I've been saying I highly recommend Mahler exams if you have time, SOA 307 is also a great resource. I used TIA to learn the material.

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Does anyone have a good resource for memorizing the formulas? Is there an app of flash cards? So far, I've just been handwriting the formulas from the coaching actuaries sheet, and it isn't really working. This method used to help me memorize things in school, but I think it's just too many! I've never had to memorize so many new formulas in such a short period of time.
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