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I think I read that somewhere
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ASM does not have a discussion of stimulation, but considering how boring the manual is, maybe it would be a good idea.
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Wait will this sitting have two IQs???
more than 1.
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Tried the first one today. The lack of point values for the problems makes it hard to really assess where I am (both in terms of time during the run and in terms of preparedness for the exam). And I find the watermark on each page annoying in places where it runs through important information in the question.

For the most part, I now plan to use these as 4 hr problem sets to pinpoint what sections I need more work on. But they just don't feel like practice exams to me.
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What was the spread of the questions like in terms of how much it covered the syllabus? I know it's only 1 PE, but would be curious to know.
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Because what I liked about the Cookbook for 7 & 8 is that it covers roughly all the main concepts in the math-y questions.

When I take PEs for this one, ideally I want a set that covers just about everything on the syllabus at least once.
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Because what I liked about the Cookbook for 7 & 8 is that it covers roughly all the main concepts in the math-y questions.

When I take PEs for this one, ideally I want a set that covers just about everything on the syllabus at least once.
Fox has a somewhat still relevant cookbook. A few of the new sections aren't included and a few of the old obviously are.
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What was the spread of the questions like in terms of how much it covered the syllabus? I know it's only 1 PE, but would be curious to know.
I just looked at the syllabus. It feels like it touched just about every objective, so I can't say it wasn't a good spread. It didn't feel "hard", but I don't know if that is because it stuck to easier topics or if it's just that the things I didn't know were things where I thought "Yeah, I understand that, I just need to memorize that formula".

In the grand scheme of things, if you just want total coverage, you're not going to get more coverage by not buying these. And I do think they are good as problem sets. But I won't be through them all to figure out how many topics they touch in total for a while.
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Do you believe continuous compounding is still fair game to be tested?
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TThe lack of point values for the problems makes it hard to really assess where I am (both in terms of time during the run and in terms of preparedness for the exam).


any updates on this?
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