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ASM 1st edition 4th Printing Q10.2
Why is the solution essentially calculating 1q79.5 as opposed to 0.51q79 = .5p79 * 1q79.5, which takes into consideration the probability of survival to age 79.5?
What is the difference between this question and 10.7, which to me is the same type of question but the latter concept is used instead of the former? Note: I understand the math being done, I just don't understand why it's 1q79.5 as opposed to 0.51q79 in 10.2. 
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Calendar year 2025 is one year long, starting 1/1/2025 and ending 12/31/2025, and you are given survival to 1/1/2025.
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You are given that he is alive on 1/1/2025  he is age 79.5 on 1/1/2025.
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Q 10.2 is asking for a conditional probability: probability of dying between times 0.5 and 1.5 GIVEN survival to time 0.5. By the formula just cited, that is the same as the probability of surviving 0.5 years and dying in 1 year divided by the probability of surviving 0.5 years. Q 10.7 is asking for a joint probability: probability of surviving 2 years and dying in the third year. That is the numerator only of Q 10.2. 
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