A researcher randomly sampled 30 graduates of an MBA program and recorded data concerning their starting salaries. Of primary interest to the researcher was the effect of gender on starting salaries. The result of the pooled-variance t test of the mean salaries of the females (Population 1) and males (Population 2) in the sample is given below.
-Referring to Table 10-2, the researcher was attempting to show statistically that the female MBA graduates have a significantly lower mean starting salary than the male MBA graduates. From the analysis in Table 10-2, the correct test statistic is