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Old 05-31-2019, 09:58 PM
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Default Infinite Actuary- no knowledge?

Has anybody prepped for Exam P or FM using ONLY TIA with no other education? It says no prior knowledge assumed. Has anybody ever tried going from, let's say, being a dental hygenist, used TIA, and passed an exam?
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:51 PM
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Many people - but this probably isn't the right question for this sub-forum. Try the exam forums
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Old 06-01-2019, 10:37 AM
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You should ask TIA what they mean. Probably for P they mean no prior knowledge of probability. OTOH, if you donīt know 1+1=2, you will be in a world of trouble. They likely expect you to know basic algebra and perhaps basic calculus. You might be able to survive P without knowing calculus or maybe TIA teaches enough calculus. There are some problems in P that require calculus and some problems in TIA which require calculus. TIA would have the formulas you need for their problems. Maybe they would have lots of explanation, maybe not. You donīt need to answer all the questions correctly to pass.

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Old 06-01-2019, 09:42 PM
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Basically we assume a working knowledge of college level algebra. We try our best to review anything beyond that if it is required for the exam. We can always help in our forums if you need more help.

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