# 17. A researcher was interested in comparing the salaries of female and male employees at a particular company.Independent simple random samples of 8 female employees and 15 male employees yielded the followingweekly salaries (in dollars).Femalel Male722 518495760562 904880 1150556520 805904500 4805201250 9701005750 6057431640660Use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that the mean salary of female employees is less than the meansalary of male employees. Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing.(Note: x1 = 8705.375, x2 = \$817.067, s1 = \$ 183.855, s2 = \$330.146.)%3D%3D%3D%3D

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Asked Dec 12, 2019
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Step 1

Given data

1- denotes Female

2 – denotes Male

Step 2

Formulation of Hypothesis

Null Hypothesis : Mean salary of Female employee and male employee is same

H0: µ1 = µ2

Alternative Hypothesis: Mean salary of Female employee is less than the salary of mal...

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