Suppose that you want to perform a hypothesis test based on independent random samples to compare the means of two populations. You know that the two distributions of the variable under consideration have the same shape and may be normal. You take the two samples and find that the data for one of the samples contain outliers. Which procedure would you use? Explain your answer.

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Suppose that you want to perform a hypothesis test based on independent random samples to compare the means of two populations. You know that the two distributions of the variable under consideration have the same shape and may be normal. You take the two samples and find that the data for one of the samples contain outliers. Which procedure would you use? Explain your answer.

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