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**pickslides** You are on the right track,

The hypothesis formulation here is

$\displaystyle H_0:$ the mean of intrinsic students equals the mean of extrinsic students.

$\displaystyle H_a:$ the mean of intrinsic students is greater than the mean of extrinsic students.

If the one tailed test returned a p-value of $\displaystyle 0.01$ then reject $\displaystyle H_0$ at $\displaystyle \alpha = 0.05$

(be careful of your rounding, above you have written "Result (using excel): 0.009835258 = 00.1", this is not true)