23 Answered Questions for the topic actuarial science

Actuarial Science Science Physics

07/11/20

#### The ball leaves Julie's hand a distance 1.5 meters above the ground with an initial speed of 12 m/s at an angle 47 degrees

Julie throws a ball to her friend Sarah. The ball leaves Julie's hand a distance 1.5 meters above the ground with an initial speed of 12 m/s at an angle 47 degrees; with respect to the horizontal.... more
Actuarial Science

02/13/20

#### arithmetic progression

the sum of the arithmetic progression 4, ... ,76 is 1920. Find the number of terms and the common difference.
Actuarial Science Finance

12/09/19

#### accumulated value

.Find the accumulated value at the end of 10 years of 4 payments of £200 each payable half yearly in advance, if the interest rate is:(a) 3% per annum effective. (b) 5% per annum convertible monthly. more
Actuarial Science Statistics Probability

09/23/19

#### Important Bayes' Theorem question

A blood test for a certain disease tests positive 90% of the time, when the disease is present. The same test shows up positive 2.5% of the time, when the disease is not present. 2% of the... more
Actuarial Science

07/19/19

#### Beta distribution for exam P?

I had a quick question regarding the beta distribution and exam P for actuaries.From the recommended books that I have seem, beta distribution does not seem like it is likely to show up on the P... more

07/13/19

#### What does it mean that the probability density function is proportional to a function?

I'm studying for SOA/CAS Exam P and I have a problem that says that $X$ is a continuous and positive random variable whose probability density function is proportional to: $$\\frac{1}{(1+x)^5}$$... more
Actuarial Science Finance

07/12/19

#### Bonds and Force of Interest?

Studying for FM/2 and ran into this problem dealing with bonds;A 1,000 par value 3 year bond with annual coupons of 50 for the first year, 70 for the second year, and 90 for the third year is... more
Actuarial Science Finance

07/12/19

#### Why is nominal interest defined the way it is?

So if nominal interest is 12% compounded monthly, it is actually 1% compounded each month. It is not 12% effective year, though it is close (It is 12.7%) So why don't we/they say 1% compounded... more
Actuarial Science Finance

07/12/19

>A perpetuity-immediate pays $X per year. Brian receives the first n payments, Colleen receives the next n payments, and Jeff receives the remaining payments. Brian's share of the present... more Actuarial Science Economics Finance 07/12/19 #### Determine fair price of a digital option? >A ***digital option*** pays one dollar at time$t = T$if the asset price isabove a fixed level (strike)$K$and is worthless otherwise. >Consider the followingmodel, with$r =... more
Actuarial Science Probability

07/12/19

#### SOA Exam P Question: $P$ is a random point on the Cartesian Coordinate Plane. Find the variance of the area of a circle formed by $P$.?

Caution: This problem was "passed down" to me and I think the wording was altered or lost along the way. I will post the problem as I have it and then make suggestions on what I think it should... more
Actuarial Science Economics Finance

07/12/19

#### Fair Strike of a 1 Year Forward?

Good day, I have been tasked with this question and I am unsure if my understanding and work so far is correct.>On January 1st 2018 AAA shares were trading at $30USD$ per share. >The shares... more
Actuarial Science Probability

07/12/19

#### Difference between conditional and intersection in probability.?

I am having hard time figuring out if it is a conditional probability or an "and" probability under the following types of problems.>When a student is absent, the probability of the student... more
Actuarial Science Finance

07/12/19

02/15/19

#### describing, evaluating and managing risk

There is a 1 percent that you will have healthcare bills of $100,000, a 19 percent chance that you will have a healthcare bill of$10,000, a 60 percent chance that you will have healthcare bills of... more

10/06/18

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