## (Solved) FINC 6366 Problem Set I 1) Rick's Toy Store faces the following

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FINC 6366

Problem Set I

1) Rick?s Toy Store faces the following probability distribution of fire losses in its store over the

next year:

Probability

0.70

0.20

0.10

Loss

\$0

\$30,000

\$70,000

a. Calculate the expected value and standard deviation of Rick?s losses for the year.

b. Assume that Rick pools his losses with Mark?s store, which has an identical loss distribution.

Mark?s losses are independent of Rick?s. Rick and Mark agree to split the total losses in the

pool equally. Show the revised probability distribution for the mean loss from the pool.

c. Calculate the expected value and standard deviation of the pooled mean losses

d. Insures combine a large number of exposure units in the process of risk pooling. Describe the

effect of increasing the size of the risk pool on the mean loss of the pool and on the standard

deviation of the mean loss in the pool. In your answer, assume that the losses of all the

exposure units in the pool are independent and homogeneous.

2) Maria is analyzing the workers? compensation (WC) losses of the employees in the firm that

occurred over a one-year period, based on the following data:

Number of WC Claims

Filled/Worker

Number of Workers

Total Number of Claims

0

800

0

1

240

240

2

30

60

a. Use the information in the table to find the average frequency of losses per worker.

b. Use the information in the table to estimate a probability distribution for the frequency

distribution of losses per worker in a year.

3) You are given the following table:

Range of Loss Amount Midpoint

Dollar Number of Losses

Amount of Loss

Total \$ Amt. of Losses

\$1-2000

\$1,000

200

\$200,000

\$2000-10,000

\$6,0000

30

\$180,000

Greater than \$12,000

NA

0

0

a. Use the information in the table to find the average severity per claim

b. Use the information in the table to estimate a probability distribution for the loss severity per

claim.

c. Using your answers from question 3, part (a) and question 2, part ( b), use convolution to find

the average loss.

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