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Exam 3F
Models for Financial Economics Exam

The purpose of the syllabus for this examination is to develop knowledge of the theoretical basis of certain actuarial models and the application of those models to insurance and other financial risks.

A thorough knowledge of calculus, probability, and interest theory is assumed.

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The CAS also recognizes the exam waivers granted by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries University Accreditation Program for Exams 2, 3F, and 4.

The CAS recognizes the preliminary examinations sponsored by the China Association of Actuaries (CAA). Credit will be granted for examinations passed or waived as a cohort for CAA exams A1, A2, A3, A4, and A7.

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