A police investigator read that the reasons why gun sales to applicants were denied were distributed as follows: criminal history of felonies, 75%; domestic violence conviction, 11%; and drug abuse, fugitive, etc., 14%. A sample of applicants in a large study who were refused sales is obtained and is distributed as follows. At α = 0.10, can it be concluded that the distribution is as stated? Do you think the results might be different in a rural area?
Follow these steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
c. Compute the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.

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