Identify a research question from your professional life or career specialization that can be addressed by an independent samples t test.

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Identify a research question from your professional life or career specialization that can be addressed by an independent samplesttest.

Indicate why at test would be the appropriate analysis for this research question.

Describe the variables and their scale of measurement.

Discuss the expected outcome (e.g., “The group 1 mean score will be significantly greater than the group 2 mean score because…”)

2). Will cash bonuses speed the return to work of unemployed people? A state department of labor notes that last year 68% of people who filed claims found a new job in 15 weeks. This year the state offers $500 to people who file claims if they find a job in 15 weeks. The percent rises to 77%. What flaw in the design makes it impossible to say whether the bonus really caused the increase?