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Old 11-04-2018, 03:02 PM
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I have a question, my professor expects the whole class to figure out how to do problems for increasing annuities and decreasing annuities in 5 days. Then expects us to figure out how to do problems for geometric varying annuities in 5 days. Isn’t that too fast?
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If he taught them in class, and the 5 days is to figure out how to apply the concepts to specific problems, it sounds very reasonable to me. Many professors have office hours if someone isn’t fully understanding.

If he just said “Read these pages then do these problems” that’s more aggressive. Considering how much material the course is supposed to cover, which we don’t know, it may be necessary to move that fast.
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If he taught them in class, and the 5 days is to figure out how to apply the concepts to specific problems, it sounds very reasonable to me. Many professors have office hours if someone isn’t fully understanding.

If he just said “Read these pages then do these problems” that’s more aggressive. Considering how much material the course is supposed to cover, which we don’t know, it may be necessary to move that fast.
It was “watch theinfiniteactuary videos and do these problems.” During pop quizzes she’s like “well there are 18 of you and you have 18 different answers.” The lowest you can get on the exam is a 7/10 if you try. But she then has us do group work on the material and no one understands anything.
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If he taught them in class, and the 5 days is to figure out how to apply the concepts to specific problems, it sounds very reasonable to me. Many professors have office hours if someone isn’t fully understanding.

If he just said “Read these pages then do these problems” that’s more aggressive. Considering how much material the course is supposed to cover, which we don’t know, it may be necessary to move that fast.
I don’t mind the material being difficult I’ll figure it out but the speed is what kills me.
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