The following appeared in a letter from the owner of the Sunnyside Towers apartment complex to its manager."One month ago, all the showerheads in the first three buildings of the Sunnyside Towers complex were modified to restrict maximum water flow to one

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The following appeared in a letter from the owner of the Sunnyside Towers apartment complex to its manager.

"One month ago, all the showerheads in the first three buildings of the Sunnyside Towers complex were modified to restrict maximum water flow to one-third of what it used to be. Although actual readings of water usage before and after the adjustment are not yet available, the change will obviously result in a considerable savings for Sunnyside Corporation, since the corporation must pay for water each month. Except for a few complaints about low water pressure, no problems with showers have been reported since the adjustment. I predict that modifying showerheads to restrict water flow throughout all twelve buildings in the Sunnyside Towers complex will increase our profits even more dramatically."

Write a response in which you discuss what questions would need to be answered in order to decide whether the prediction and the argument on which it is based are reasonable. Be sure to explain how the answers to these questions would help to evaluate the prediction.

In the argument, the author suggests that all twelve buildings in the sunnyside Towers complex should implement the modified showerheads that will help to increase their profits. To bolster this statement, the author cites that the new version of the showheads will lead to a lower water consumption, thus save money for sunnyside corporation and that there were only few complaints about the low water pressure. however, the argument is tenuous in several aspects.

one of the major problem that the author did not provide any concrete data regarding to the water usage before and...

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 414, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: However
...omplaints about the low water pressure. however, the argument is tenuous in several asp...
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Line 11, column 1, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: One
...uous in several aspects. one of the major problem that the author di...
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Line 11, column 149, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: It
...re and after the showerhead adjustment. it is entirely possible that people open t...
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Line 11, column 281, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Thus
...s since the waterflow is so diminished. thus, the total amount of water used may rem...
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Line 11, column 625, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Thus
... more people means greater water usage. thus, even if the new showerhead efficiently...
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Line 11, column 766, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Therefore
...nce, the total use of water is unclear. therefore, the lower water usage remains a questi...
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Line 21, column 221, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: However
...aints after the change of shower heads. however, the question that how many residents a...
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Line 21, column 336, Rule ID: FEWER_LESS[2]
Message: Did you mean 'fewer'? The noun people is countable.
Suggestion: fewer
... buildings should be considered because less people absolutely lead to less complain...
^^^^
Line 21, column 367, Rule ID: FEWER_LESS[2]
Message: Did you mean 'fewer'? The noun complaints is countable.
Suggestion: fewer
... because less people absolutely lead to less complaints. In addition, are the reside...
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Line 21, column 633, Rule ID: BEEN_PART_AGREEMENT[1]
Message: Consider using a past participle here: 'obsessed'.
Suggestion: obsessed
...ay go on errands frequently or they are obsess with travelling. thus, the change in wa...
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Line 21, column 657, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Thus
...tly or they are obsess with travelling. thus, the change in water flow does not both...
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Line 31, column 101, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
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Suggestion: It
...ue minus cost is ignored by the author. it is possible that the new shower head is...
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Line 31, column 214, Rule ID: ALL_OF_THE[1]
Message: Simply use 'all the'.
Suggestion: all the
...lder version and the implementation for all of the twelve building will lead to an unexpec...
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Line 31, column 452, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Because
...this new shower head has a low quality. because it is the corporation's decision t...
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Line 31, column 623, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
Suggestion: Therefore
...ch might even reduce the profit earned. therefore, the author needs a more comprehensive ...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, first, furthermore, however, if, may, regarding, so, then, therefore, thus, for example, in addition, to sum up

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 19.6327345309 117% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.9520958084 100% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 11.1786427146 98% => OK
Relative clauses : 20.0 13.6137724551 147% => OK
Pronoun: 33.0 28.8173652695 115% => OK
Preposition: 67.0 55.5748502994 121% => OK
Nominalization: 26.0 16.3942115768 159% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2917.0 2260.96107784 129% => OK
No of words: 555.0 441.139720559 126% => OK
Chars per words: 5.25585585586 5.12650576532 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.85370353223 4.56307096286 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.94510884324 2.78398813304 106% => OK
Unique words: 263.0 204.123752495 129% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.473873873874 0.468620217663 101% => OK
syllable_count: 896.4 705.55239521 127% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 4.96107784431 81% => OK
Article: 16.0 8.76447105788 183% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 2.70958083832 111% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.22255489022 118% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 19.7664670659 126% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 22.8473053892 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 63.2696578148 57.8364921388 109% => OK
Chars per sentence: 116.68 119.503703932 98% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.2 23.324526521 95% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.68 5.70786347227 82% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 15.0 5.25449101796 285% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 8.20758483034 158% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 6.88822355289 116% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.67664670659 86% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.15065155202 0.218282227539 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0384721323957 0.0743258471296 52% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.054299282905 0.0701772020484 77% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0886315355872 0.128457276422 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0664619103795 0.0628817314937 106% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.4 14.3799401198 100% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 49.15 48.3550499002 102% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 12.197005988 98% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.23 12.5979740519 105% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.48 8.32208582834 102% => OK
difficult_words: 132.0 98.500998004 134% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.0 12.3882235529 105% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.1389221557 97% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.9071856287 109% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 5.0 out of 6
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 16 15
No. of Words: 555 350
No. of Characters: 2788 1500
No. of Different Words: 247 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.854 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.023 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.786 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 190 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 136 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 101 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 73 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 34.688 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 21.33 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.562 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.336 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.573 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.1 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5