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Old 09-23-2019, 11:10 AM
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Thanks for your feedback, and I agree, videos are way less painful. I have also started doing some of the problems on TIA. Some of the sections however, have no problems available for them, such as the whole of C.1. I have also not found any formula sheet for the exam so I am trying to create my own handwritten one (coaching actuaries made this job way much easier for the prior exams).

Also, concerning TIA's coverage if the syllabus, I have a printout of the CAS's official syllabus for the exam, and I have started checking it off once I solve problems or review sections related on it from TIA. Anything that wasn't covered, I would then have to look at the source material for those, if any.

Hopefully this approach helps.
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Old 09-27-2019, 02:15 PM
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The source material for this exam is nice so I would take a look at it regardless. I don't expect an underconstruction TIA course to have full syllabus coverage (maybe good enough tho?)

I just got through all the material so I'm going to be doing review/practice for the next month using TIA for part of it. If I see anywhere TIA didn't cover something I will post.
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Old 09-30-2019, 10:13 PM
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That will be very helpful @relaxiii. I will try and atleast go through some portions of the source material too.
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Old 10-06-2019, 06:40 PM
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Please does anyone have the detailed solution to the official MAS-II sample problems from the CAS website? If yes, can you kindly share it here.
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Old 10-07-2019, 12:35 AM
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I haven't came across any - do you have any specific problems you want details for?
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Old 10-07-2019, 09:10 AM
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@relaxiiii
Yes I do. Problems 1, 2, 4 and 10.
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Old 10-07-2019, 11:57 PM
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I found this answer key from the old thread
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...miuVDatwE/edit

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actu...d.php?t=339566
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Old 10-08-2019, 01:59 PM
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I disagree with the approach to #1 in the google docs file. Since we are doing a likelihood ratio test for the residual variance structure, we want to use REML, not ML. See e.g., p 35 or 107 of the text. I haven't looked at the other solutions carefully.

I've posted a solutions file in the `Before You Begin' section of my seminar (https://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/lessons/42 ) which for now I've marked as sample so can be freely downloaded.
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Old 10-09-2019, 11:40 AM
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Thanks for the feedback and for the links @relaxiii
This should be helpful @daaaave
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Old 10-12-2019, 01:37 PM
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Just finished a last read through of the source material. Problems until the end now.
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