Ten randomly selected college students who participated in a learning community were given pre–self-esteem and post–self-esteem surveys. A learning community is a group of students who take two or more courses together. Typically, each learning community has a theme, and the faculty involved coordinate assignments linking the courses.Research has shown that higher self-esteem, higher grade point averages (GPAs), and improved satisfaction in courses, as well as better retention rates, result from involvement in a learning community.The scores on the surveys are as follows:
Does this sample of students show sufficient evidence that self-esteem scores were higher after participation in a learning community? Lower scores indicate higher self-esteem. Use the 0.05 level of significance and assume normality of scores.

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