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For those of you that don't have MS word, merry christmas.
I have some shortcuts which I believe will help a lot of people. I'll get it down on paper and share it sometime. 
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This site by elias saab really helped me. I gives you a randomly generated practice exam of whatever length you want!
http://www.saab.org/actuarial.cgi 
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Typed up this past spring for convenience...
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Exams How to explain actuarial exams to someone else... Good Einstein quote  "One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year." 
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thank you very much for putting these on christian. great notes.

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christian's notes has typos other than those mentioned above. for example, chebyshev's inequality. please double check with your study manual.

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My notes
Here are my notes, somewhat a work in progress as I ran way short on time studying and needed to put more time into practice problems than writing notes. Since I received a preliminary pass, I don't plan to go back and complete the task (unless something happened and the result changes when I get my official grade slip), but feel free to change/update for your own needs.
One note: My notation on the Exponential Distribution may be different than what you normally see. I tried the BPP Study Program and they use the notation style f(x) = 1/θ ∙ e^(1/θ ∙ x) I have seen other places use the notation f(x) = λ∙ e^(λ∙ x) I don't know if it is because BPP is more of a British firm or what, but I noticed the different notation when I borrowed a coworker's ACTEX manual to take the practice exams. [edit] I noticed a similar difference with the Gamma Distribution as well the key being λ = 1/θ in both situations. GOOD LUCK ALL!
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Is it proper to say that ? (just picking on the exponential dist.) Certainly true for discrete dist. but as far as cont. ones go, Pr(X = x) = 0.
Also your formula in the Key Review Formulas for (a+b+c)^2 is incorrect, it is certainly not a + b + c + 2ab + 2bc + 2ac The sum of n consecutive integers is not , it is Last edited by Actuarialsuck; 12122007 at 05:25 PM.. 
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