**Question: **In a sample of 130 large publicly-traded companies, the average return on their stock was 13.5% with a standard deviation of 4.5%. In another sample of 130 small publicly-traded companies, the average return was 16% with a standard deviation of 5.8%.

a) At the 1% level of significance, does it appear that there is a difference between the returns of large and small publicly-traded companies?

b) What is the p-value?

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