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Mathematics for Actuarial Students

Part 2. Finite Differences, Probability and Elementary Statistics


  • Date Published: April 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316606995

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  • Originally published in 1939, this book forms the second part of a two-volume series on the mathematics required for the examinations of the Institute of Actuaries, focusing on finite differences, probability and elementary statistics. Miscellaneous examples are included at the end of the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in actuarial science and mathematics.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316606995
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 217 x 140 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Author's preface
    Part I. Finite Differences:
    1. Definitions and fundamental formulae
    2. Interpolation with equal intervals
    3. Interpolation with unequal intervals
    4. Central differences
    5. Inverse interpolation
    6. Summation
    7. Miscellaneous theorems
    8. Modern extensions and special devices
    9. Approximate integration
    Part II. Probability and Elementary Statistics:
    10. Probability
    11. Elementary statistics
    12. Further propositions in statistics
    13. 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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