Acturial Study Materials

ASM Study Manual Program for Exam P

By: Weishaus

Edition: 4th Edition

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Introducing out new study program on Actuarial University!


Including our Study Manual, Flashcards, GOAL, Practice Tool, a full Instructional Video Library, Formula & Review Sheet, and more!


 


The 4th edition manual will offer the same great instruction by Abe Weishaus but now includes tools and features to optimize your studying.  We made the best tools even better, just for you. 


 


About the manual:


The ASM for P manual offers comprehensive coverage of the syllabus for Exam P in its 30 lessons. Examples of the topics discussed are:



  • Basic properties of probability

  • Combinatorics

  • Conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem

  • Probability Generating Functions

  • Random variables

  • Moments, percentiles, and modes

  • Joint distributions

  • Binomial, negative binomial, Poisson, exponential, and normal distributions

  • Central limit theorem

  • Order statistics

  • Moment generating functions

  • Transformations of random variables


The manual has over 500 pages with about 83 examples and 597 exercises. Of these exercises, 151 are original; the others are taken from old exams or are SOA sample questions. All exercises have complete solutions. In addition, the manual has 6 practice exams consisting of 30 original questions. 


 


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Abraham Weishaus Ph.D., FSA, CFA, MAAA


Abraham was formerly a financial reporting actuary for Guardian Life Insurance Company. He served on the SOA's Education and Examination Committee for 11 years. He also taught exam preparation courses for the Actuarial Society of Greater New York (ASNY) for 15 years and for CAMAR for 6 years. Abe is currently a professor at Columbia University and teaches exam preparation courses at St. Johns University. He has been an ASM author for over 16 years and publishes material for exams P, MFE, MLC and C.


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