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ASM Study Manual for CAS Exam MAS-I, 1st Edition - Second Printing with StudyPlus+ (online study tools) & PASS GUARANTEE NEW EDITION

By: Weishaus

Edition:Spring 2018, 1st Edition

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The ASM Study Manual for CAS Exam MAS-I, 1st Edition - Second Printing has been written to guide students through this new exam.  Portions of the ASM for CAS S manual that are still relevant to exam MAS-I are included along with notes and practice problems covering new reading material. The manual does provide complete coverage of the new exam syllabus, covering the topics in 64 lessons with the following major topics:



  • Probability Models: Poisson processes, Markov chains, reliability theory, and life contingencies, simulation

  • Statistics

  • Extended linear models

  • Time series with constant variance


This 1st Edition - Second Printing has 1221 pages and includes SIX practice exams with complete solutions. The manual includes about 1100 exercises (provided in sections after each lesson), with 600 of them being original.  Solutions to the exercises are included. 


This manual is written for the purpose of exam preparation and to sufficiently cover all of the material you will need to work out exam questions. It is important to note that the manual does not cover R, as exams do expect you to program in R. If you are looking to gain some further insight into R, you are encouraged to go through the labs in An Introduction to Statistical Learning in order to learn how to use R to carry out the methods discussed in this course. 


NEW FOR FALL 2018: This new printing of the manual includes questions from the Spring 2018 CAS Exam MAS-I, and corrections to all known errata.


 


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AUTHOR INFORMATION:


Abraham Weishaus, Ph.D., FSA, CFA, MAAA   Formerly financial reporting actuary for Guardian Life Insurance Company. Served on the SOA’s Education and Examination Committee for 11 years. Taught exam preparation courses for the Actuarial Society of Greater New York (ASNY) for 15 years and for CAMAR for 6 years. Currently is an adjunct professor at Columbia University and teaches exam preparation courses at St. Johns University.


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