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Forum: Probability 10-29-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 34,937
Posted By Mark Ellis
The important thing about the P/1 Exam is not...

The important thing about the P/1 Exam is not that the candidate must know Calc I, II, III, and memorize discrete & continuous probability distributions. The difficult thing is correctly doing these...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-23-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,493
Posted By Mark Ellis
I used the BAII+ for everything. I used the...

I used the BAII+ for everything. I used the TI-30xs and BAII+ on P/1, but found using just the BAII+ was great for FM/2.

Becoming proficient on this calculator helped me work through the...
Forum: Probability 10-23-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By Mark Ellis
I have not seen the ACTEX manual. I do remember...

I have not seen the ACTEX manual. I do remember that you need to be able to do double integrals, integration by substitution, L'Hopital's Rule, improper integrals, and such.

The rest was knowing...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-13-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,827
Posted By Mark Ellis
Passed FM/2

:guitar:
Passed the FM/2 yesterday (Friday 12 October 12).
:tup:

Now I'm trying to decided whether to proceed to FME/3 since I already have the McDonald text or pursue some VEE credits.
...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-11-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,827
Posted By Mark Ellis
FM/2 Friday!

I'm sitting for the FM/2 Exam tomorrow. I'm excited about it. I feel confident about passing it (this time). Hopefully I'll be posting a celebratory comment to this post in about 30 hours.
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Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-09-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,459
Posted By Mark Ellis
Interest rate swaps. Yuck.

Interest rate swaps. Yuck.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-09-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 264
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Posted By Mark Ellis
:toast: Yes, but that's why we'll make the big...

:toast: Yes, but that's why we'll make the big bucks some day.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-09-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,827
Posted By Mark Ellis
Angry Simple Errors -> Big Mistakes

Yes, I know the feeling. That's the benefits of taking multiple practice exams.

GOOD LUCK to all who are sitting for FM/2 in October.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-25-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,553
Posted By Mark Ellis
Third Time's a Charm

I failed FM the first attempt... and the second attempt.

I knew the material the second attempt, but just did not have enough time. So, I'm reviewing flash cards daily (immediate recall instead...
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