Question: A researcher claims that the mean of the salaries of

A researcher claims that the mean of the salaries of elementary school teachers is greater than the mean of the salaries of secondary school teachers in a large school district. The mean of the salaries of a sample of 26 elementary school teachers is $48,256, and the sample standard deviation is $3,912.40. The mean of the salaries of a sample of 24 secondary school teachers is $45,633. The standard deviation is $5,533. At α = 0.05, can it be concluded that the mean of the salaries of the elementary school teachers is greater than the mean of the salaries of the secondary school teachers? Use the P-value method.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
c. Compute the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.



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