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# Independent or Dependent Samples

STATS-B804SG

A financial planner wants to compare the yield of income and growth mutual funds. $\$50,000$is invested in each of$35$income and$40$growth funds. The mean increase for a two-year period for the income funds is$\$900$.

For the growth funds, the mean increase is $\$875$. Income funds have a population standard deviation of$\$75$.

Growth funds have a population standard deviation of $\$65\$.

The financial planner would like to know if there is a difference in the mean yields of the two funds.

This is an example of:

A

two dependent samples.

B

two population proportions.

C

two independent samples.

D

mixed samples.