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An Elementary Treatise on Actuarial Mathematics


  • Date Published: May 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316611784


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  • Originally published in 1931, this book was written to provide actuarial students with a guide to mathematics, with information on elementary trigonometry, finite differences, summation, differential and integral calculus, and probability. Examples are included throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in actuarial practice and its relationship with aspects of mathematics.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316611784
    • length: 414 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 141 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.56kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Author's preface
    Part I. Elementary Trigonometry:
    1. Definitions
    Part II. Finite Differences:
    2. Definitions and fundamental formulae
    3. Interpolation for equal intervals
    4. Interpolation for unequal intervals
    5. Central differences
    6. Inverse interpolation
    7. Summation
    8. Miscellaneous theorems
    Part III. Functions and Limits:
    9. Algebraic functions
    Part IV. Differential Calculus:
    10. Definitions, standard forms, successive differentiation
    11. Expansions
    12. Maxima and minima
    13. Miscellaneous theorems
    Part V. Integral Calculus:
    14. Definitions and standard forms
    15. More difficult integrals, integration by parts
    16. Definite integrals, areas, miscellaneous theorems
    17. Approximate integration
    Part VI. Probability:
    18. Numerical definitions of probability
    19. Mean value. The application of the calculus to the solution of questions in probability
    Miscellaneous examples
    Answers to the examples

  • Author

    Harry Freeman

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