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Statistics Background for ASM C Manual
Hello,
I am currently starting my studies for Exam C and I am planning on buying the ASM manual to study for it. I was curious as to how much of a mathematical statistics background is needed for the manual. I have a small background, but I got my VEE with an Econometrics class. Does the ASM manual give enough of a review where it wouldn't be necessary to outsource for the stats background? 
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In my experience: if you know what Method of Maximum Likelihood, Method of Moments, and Unbiased Estimates are, that's a good chunk of the statistics portion. There are some nonparametric tests as well: KolmogorovSmirnov, AndersonDarling [which is just unnecessary to teach how to do manually, but I guess the committee wants to teach it], and goodnessoffit test.
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Since you have VEEs, you've passed at least 2 exams. I'm assuming one of them is P. You should be okay.
There is an entire chapter on reviewing mathematical statistics.
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Asimow & Maxwell's an amazing text. Some of the statistics in that text are also in C, so it is definitely to your advantage to have that stuff down.
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Why would you take C before P?

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Virtually nothing from FM is on C, except you might get one problem that involves inflation, but it would be a very minor part of the problem. That's the only overlap I can think of. There's a little more overlap with P where it's basically a more complex version of a P problem.
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