Help needed with using SPSS - multiple regression

Hi guys,

I'm wanting to do an analysis in SPSS - I'm not entirely sure what the analysis is called though.

I have data and want to see if a variable (with a value of either 0 or 1) affects the observation.

So far I've come up with Y(hat)[COLOR=rgb(0, 0, 0)]i = b0 + b2X2 i

where Y = starting salary

b0 = average starting salary for men

b2 = difference between average starting salary for men & women

X2 = 0 or 1, dependent on if it's a man or woman (I've nominated men as 0 and women as 1)

My textbook only goes through and gives the answers, it doesn't say "this is the type of analysis to do" or "this is how you use SPSS to do it". So does anyone know how to do it or even, know what the specific formula is called so I can research how to do it?

Many thanks

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