Does intensity of probation supervision influence success on probation? To answer this question, you take a random sample of 50 probationers on intensive probation, and a second independent random sample of 75 probationers on regular probation. For the intensive probation sample, the mean number of arrests was 6.3 (with a variance of 6.1). For the regular probation sample, the mean number of arrests was 2.0 (with a variance of 2.9). Using a significance level of .01, test the hypothesis that the two population means are different.
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