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**Jpmps** Two independent normal samples were taken. For the first sample, the following summary statistics are available:

Sample size = 9, *Σ x = 11.08* and *Σ x2 = 110.97*

Similarly for the second sample, the following summary statistics are available:

Sample size = 6, *Σ y = 5.48* and *Σ y2 = 61.65*

What is the **largest** value of the test statistic for testing the equality of population variances?

Is this some sort of trick question, cos I think all that it is asking is the value of F(8,5,0.0975) which is 6.7572. Any thoughts.