# Random Sample

A random sample of 15 women yielded a mean pulse rate of 74.5 beats per minute, with a standard deviation of 9.6.

A random sample of 12 men yielded a mean pulse rate of 76.0 beats per minute, with a standard deviation of 8.7.

Test the claim that pulse rates for men and women are the same. Use a=.01.

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#### Solution Summary

The solution addresses a random sample of 15 women yielded a mean pulse rate of 74.5 beats per minute, with a standard deviation of 9.6. A random sample of 12 men yielded a mean pulse rate of 76.0 beats per minute, with a standard deviation of 8.7.

Test the claim that pulse rates for men and women are the same. Use a=.01.

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