A Probability Course for the Actuaries
by Marcel B. Finan
Publisher: Arkansas Tech University 2011
Number of pages: 517
The present manuscript is designed mainly to help students prepare for the Probability Exam (Exam P/1), the first actuarial examination administered by the Society of Actuaries. This examination tests a student's knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk. A thorough command of calculus is assumed.
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