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Old 01-23-2018, 07:12 PM
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Interesting. Mine was a covariance question and the correct answer wasn't included in the list of choices.
Yes mine was the covariance question that was wrong too.
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Old 01-25-2018, 09:24 AM
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Yes mine was the covariance question that was wrong too.
huh. maybe SoA messed up a couple questions.
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Old 01-25-2018, 10:08 AM
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Interesting. Mine was a covariance question and the correct answer wasn't included in the list of choices.
Was the defective question’s correct solution very close to one of the answer choices, like .001 away? I ran into that on my exam, and I seem to recall that being a covariance question. Its been bugging me ever since.
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Old 01-25-2018, 10:14 AM
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Was the defective question’s correct solution very close to one of the answer choices, like .001 away? I ran into that on my exam, and I seem to recall that being a covariance question. Its been bugging me ever since.
I forgot about that until you mentioned it. I don't remember it being a covariance question, but I remember noting in the comments that one answer was rounded incorrectly. I kept all decimals in the calculator until the end; I didn't think it was a big deal though.
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Old 01-25-2018, 12:38 PM
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Was the defective question’s correct solution very close to one of the answer choices, like .001 away? I ran into that on my exam, and I seem to recall that being a covariance question. Its been bugging me ever since.
No, it wasn't a question that could be solved numerically. There wasn't an option remotely close to the correct answer.

If you guys see something that could legitimately be defective, be sure to report it next time :P
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Old 01-29-2018, 07:25 PM
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9 here as well, felt like it could've been a 10. I thought the pass mark might be on the high side given the exam simplicity, so it might not have been possible to score high enough for a 10 (EDIT: or a 10 would require a perfect score). There was even a defective question on my version of the exam (I e-mailed the SOA about it, and they marked it as "Correct for All") which could've inflated the pass mark.

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Assuming the previous pass mark of 72%:
.72*30=21.6
If a 6 is 100%-110% of the pass mark, 9 is 130%-140%, 10 is 140%-150%.

21.6*1.3 = 28.08
21.6*1.4 = 30.24

So a score of 30.24 would be required to score a 10 (not sure if this rounds down to the nearest integer).
Pass mark was released and you're exactly right. 10 wasn't possible unless I guess it rounds and you get a perfect score.
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