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06-12-2018, 02:57 PM
 Jim Daniel Member SOA Join Date: Jan 2002 Location: Davis, CA College: Wabash College B.A. 1962, Stanford Ph.D. 1965 Posts: 2,644

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 Originally Posted by RockOn Hi ARodOmaha, Thank you for the response. I did try that but could not seem to get the right answer. For the last part of the interval above 150 would it be: [3 * (150^2)]/78? Thank you!
No. When X is in the interval (150, 200), X^150 = 150, so you are computing E[150^2] = 150^2.
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#12
06-12-2018, 04:12 PM
 RockOn Member SOA Join Date: Dec 2013 Studying for Exam C Favorite beer: Polygamy Porter Posts: 68

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 Originally Posted by Jim Daniel No. When X is in the interval (150, 200), X^150 = 150, so you are computing E[150^2] = 150^2.
Got it!!

Thank you!!

I originally thought this question was one of the harder ones. But now that I understand it, it's actually quite simple, straightforward and fast to calculate!
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