Resources for Subject CT4 Models. Suggested additional reading for Subject CT4. Some title links lead to book details on the IFoA Library catalogue. From here. Type: Book; Author(s): Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; Date: ; Publisher: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; Pub place: [London?]. Subject CT4: models: core technical: core reading for the exams. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Subject CT4: models: core technical: core.

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Develop census formulae given age at birthday where the age may be classified as next, last, or nearest relative to the birthday as appropriate. The emphasis in the exam will therefore be on understanding the mathematical techniques and applying them to various, frequently unfamiliar, situations. Annotate your notes with your own ideas and questions.

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