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Advantages and disadvantages of layer method

Advantages:
1. when distribution is given numerically, G(x) usually does not pose a problem
2. Retro rating table M & L are constructed by layer method

Disadvantage:
G(x) is generally more difficult to integrate

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Explain why ILFs must increase at a decreasing rate.

Divide loss into layers of equal width. Expected payment in any layer is less than the expected payment in the previous layer. Loss must penetrate a lower limit before reaching a upper limit.