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Let me get this straight. You believe that Exam 6, an exam with a syllabus that needs five pages just to list the names of all the papers it covers (see page 12), is not a demanding exam, and your plan is double it up with an exam that the CAS considers to be one of its prerequisites?

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Since the math of these exams are not as demanding, what qualities do I need to pass them?
Which qualities do you need? Start with the ability to understand that people aren't failing exams 6-9 at more than a 50% clip for lack of math skills. Some would call this ability "common sense" but to each their own.
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It's not the math that's the issue with these exams, it's the sheer amount of non-math memorization that's the problem.

I wouldnt recommend doubling up. Maybe 5 and 8 but that's about it.
5 and 8! That would be something considering 8 is a real FCAS exam now
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I see. That must have been someone else then. I wonder what ever happened to the adderall guy though
http://www.actuarial-lookup.com/results/cdbmfj (he's someone else, not adderall guy. who's adderall guy btw? lol)

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My advice has always been: I would rather pass one than fail two.
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