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MODERN BASIS OF LIFE INSURANCE.

as 23,800 deaths, not a single individual died at ages eleven, sixteen, and ninety-four. This is due to the insufficient number of persons insured under twenty years, and the very small number living above

English Ungraduated Actuaries’ Experience Table No. 2.
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ninety years of age. The other most apparent fluctuations are a fall at age eighty-nine and a sudden rise at ages ninety-two and ninety-three. Here, again, for the same reasons, a very few deaths above or below the average cause large differences in the percentage. But