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ASM Study Manual for Exam P

By: Weishaus

Edition: 3rd Edition, 2nd Printing

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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. 


New for 3rd Edition, 2nd Printing: Errata incorporation and elaboration on solutions. Added a standard normal table at the back.


Printed manual is three-hole punched, shrink-wrapped, and notebook-ready for convenient transporting. 


 


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