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1. Chapter Introduction to life insurance ACTSC 232 Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo Fall 2011 Instructor: Chengguo Weng C. Weng (c2weng@uwaterloo.ca) p. 1/9 Life insurance A contract between the insurance buyer and an insurer (insurance company), where the insurer agrees to pay certain amount of benets upon the occurrence of an...

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Waterloo - ACTSC - 232
Chapter 2. Survival modelsACTSC 232 Introduction to Actuarial MathematicsDepartment of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of WaterlooFall 2011Instructor: Chengguo WengC. Weng (c2weng@uwaterloo.ca) p. 1/42Review on Prob. &amp; StatRandom varia
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Tutorial 3ACTSC 232, Fall, 2011The rst two questions use this select table of mortalityl[x][ x][40] 100000[41] 99802[42] 99597[43] 99365[44] 99120l[x]+1 l[x]+2 l[x]+399899 99724 9952099689 99502 9928399471 99268 9903099225 99007 9874798964 9
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ActSc 371 F2011 - Assignment TwoInstructor: Dr. Lysa PorthPossible MarksPart 1: MultipleChoice (MC)33Student ScoreID Number: _Last Name:_First Name:_This assignment is due on November 2, 2011, at the beginning of class (i.e. 2:30 pm in MC2066).
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9/11/2011ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Introduction to Corporate FinanceInstructor: Dr. Lysa PorthAir Canada Case StudyIntroductionLecture 1Sections 1.1 and 1.2 from Chapter 1: Introduction toCorporate Finance(Corporate Finance by Ross et al.)AC
Waterloo - ACTSC - 371
9/13/2011ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Introduction to Corporate FinanceInstructor: Dr. Lysa Porth1.3 The Corporate Firm1.4 Goals of the Corporate Firm1.5 Financial Institutions, Financial Markets, and the Corporation1.6 Trends in Financial Markets
Waterloo - ACTSC - 371
ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Instructor: Dr. Lysa PorthLecture 2Practice Questions11. Firms issue securities or financial instruments (orclaims) to raise capital. These claims are classifiedas:A) stocks or bondsIntroductionB) debt or equityC) c
Waterloo - ACTSC - 371
9/15/2011ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Introduction to Corporate FinanceInstructor: Dr. Lysa Porth2.1 The Balance Sheet2.2 Statement of Comprehensive Income2.3 Net Working CapitalLecture 3IntroductionSections 2.1-2.3 from Chapter 2: Introduction t
Waterloo - ACTSC - 371
ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Instructor: Dr. Lysa PorthLecture 5Sections 3.1- and 3.2 from Chapter 3: Introduction toCorporate Finance (Corporate Finance by Ross et al.)1Introduction to Corporate Finance3.1 What is Financial Planning?3.2 A Financi
Waterloo - ACTSC - 371
ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Instructor: Dr. Lysa PorthLecture 16Sections 6.A: The Term Structure of Interest Rates(Corporate Finance by Ross et al.)1Spot Rates and Yield to MaturityIn chapter 6 we assumed interest was constant over allfuture peri
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ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Instructor: Dr. Lysa PorthLecture 22Sections 23.1 23.4:Options and Corporate Finance Basic ConceptsRules(Corporate Finance by Ross et al.)123.1 OptionsOptions are special contractual arrangements giving theowner the r
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ActSc 371 Corporate Finance 1Instructor: Dr. Lysa PorthLecture 23Sections 23.7 23.8:Options and Corporate Finance Basic ConceptsRules(Corporate Finance by Ross et al.)123.7 Valuing OptionsThe last sectionconcerned itselfwith the value ofan opti
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Ch 5 cntdRETRIEVAL cntdBiased RecallConsistency, Change, EgocentrismPositivity bias Were the good ole days always so good?Misattribution Remembering info but not its sourceo E.g, recog someone but not remember from where; havea memory but unsure
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start Ch 7 IntelligenceHypothetical mental ability to direct your thinking, learn fromexperience &amp; adapt to your environmentINT AS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONNot an objective quality that exists independent of culture.Each culture decides what abilities ar
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UNIT 2Ch 7 &amp; Ch 15 (see Reading Agenda)Critical Thinking &amp; ReasoningAs a follow-up to our discussion of IQ and g ,well discuss severalhabits of thinking that can improve or compromise our everydayjudgments. This info (along with all youll learn about
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Ch 10 cntd PsychologyTheory of MindAbility to understand that ones self and other people havemental states (e.g. thoughts, beliefs, wishes), about the world,which may differ from reality or from others. To realize &quot;others may not know what I know.&quot;T
UPenn - PSYC - 001
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Ch 9 Emotion &amp; MotivationEmotionEmotionsFeeling states that include several components:Physiological Internal physical changes related to arousalRapid heart beat, butterflies in stomachExpressive/Behavioral Outward manifestations/behaviors of an e
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CH 11: PERSONALITYWho are You? Howd You Get That Way?Psychoanalytic Childhood experiences and unconscious motivationsTrait Your specific qualities /characteristics we can measureBehavioral (radical) Environment (punishers/reinforcers) &amp; your learning
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PSYC 001 Sec 2 Exam 4 (Final Exam) Study SheetWednesday May 5 9:00-11:00am MeyH B1 (our regular room)Bring a #2 pencil with an eraser. Avoid sitting in the last four rows; sit as close to the front as possible. You must alsobring your Student ID. At th
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UNIT 4Ch 12 Psychological DisordersAlthough the origins/causes of disorders are briefly addressed in thetext (and covered in more detail in other psych courses), we wontfocus on causes in Psych 001. Our focus will be mainly restricted todescribing th
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Ch 13: TX of DisordersLectures will be mainly on the psychotherapies. Focus on lecturecontent first to know how Im organizing each TX, then readabout each in the text. I wont be lecturing much on biomedicaltreatmentsthere wont be much to know from tha
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Interpersonal AttractionPHYSICAL ATTRACTIVENESSSize, shape, facial features, etc. What is beautiful is good biaso An example of the halo effecto Tendency for one good trait in a person topositively bias our ratings of the person's other traito E.g
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CS3211 Parallel and Concurrent Programming Guidelines for tutorial (1-5 March 2010)Sample Exercises:[Please conduct these as an interactive discussion, rather than an evaluation. Please alsomake it clear to the students that they are not being evaluate
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