The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of a food distribution company with food storage warehouses in several cities Recently we signed a contract with the Fly Away Pest Control Company to provide pest control services at our warehouse i

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The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of a food distribution company with food storage warehouses in several cities.
Recently, we signed a contract with the Fly-Away Pest Control Company to provide pest control services at our warehouse in Palm City, but last month we discovered that over $20,000 worth of food there had been destroyed by pest damage. Meanwhile, the Buzzoff Pest Control Company, which we have used for many years in Palm City, continued to service our warehouse in Wintervale, and last month only $10,000 worth of the food stored there had been destroyed by pest damage. Even though the price charged by Fly-Away is considerably lower, our best means of saving money is to return to Buzzoff for all our pest control services.
Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

The vice president of a food distribution company with food storage warehouses in several cities contends that the difference between the Buzzoff Pest Control Company and the Fly-Away Pest Control Company in pest damage shows negligence of Fly-Away. While $20,000 worth of food had been destroyed by pest damage in Palm City under the control of Fly-Away, only $10,000 worth of food had been destroyed by pest damage in Wintervale under the control of Buzzoff. Although the claim of the vice president seems logical, there are several logical fallacies and misconstrue which the president is making.
First, the vice president neglected the possibility of different initial food at each city. To elaborate, in the view of Palm City extensively bigger city than Wintervale, food storage warehouse located in Palm City contains more food than the one located in Wintervale. For instance, the food initially stored in Palm City worth 10 million dollars and the other worth 1 million dollars, despite of more loss in Palm City, it must be estimated as Fly-Away did a better job. Also, There could be different kinds of food in each warehouses. It is possible that food in Palm City is more alluring to the pest than the food in Wintervale. To verify the statement, the vice president must explain whether the initial condition of food is same comparing two cities.
Second, the memo fails to demonstrate the previous data of Fly-Away, providing pest control services in Palm City. In the view of the memo mentioning “recently”, it is possible the Fly-Away was hired for months. If the Fly-Away made no damage for 6 months and last month was the first time they accidentally give the damage to food distribution company, concluding as there was short-term shortage this month would be more acceptable than just neglecting the Fly-Away. The vice president must provide the data whether Fly-Away started its job last month and if not, one must provide whether Fly-Away was making similar damage to the company continuously to make the contention reasonable.
Also, previous data of Buzzoff is not described on the memo, failing the soundness of the claim. The memo described that Buzzoff worked many years in Palm City, but it is not mentioned whether their job in Palm City was better than Fly-Away. It is possible that Buzzoff was moved to Wintervale because their productivity was objectively not good. Not knowing whether their job in Palm City was good, comparison with Fly-Away is meaningless. To authenticate the assessment, the vice president must explain whether apparent better productivity of Buzzoff is true by providing the data of Palm City.
Finally, the possibility of different conditions of the cities fails to support the statement. To elaborate, if the Wintervale is located in more higher latitude, Wintervale would be colder in average, making more resistant to the pest. As a result, the damage would be less critical than Palm City’s. The vice president must proclaim, there are no difference influencing the pest damage between the cities to secure the validity of the announcement.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 142, Rule ID: MOST_COMPARATIVE[2]
Message: Use only 'higher' (without 'more') when you use the comparative.
Suggestion: higher
...borate, if the Wintervale is located in more higher latitude, Wintervale would be colder in...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, if, second, so, then, while, for instance, as a result

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 28.0 19.6327345309 143% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.9520958084 77% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 11.1786427146 54% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 5.0 13.6137724551 37% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 15.0 28.8173652695 52% => OK
Preposition: 65.0 55.5748502994 117% => OK
Nominalization: 12.0 16.3942115768 73% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2604.0 2260.96107784 115% => OK
No of words: 508.0 441.139720559 115% => OK
Chars per words: 5.12598425197 5.12650576532 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.74751043592 4.56307096286 104% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.76290099212 2.78398813304 99% => OK
Unique words: 200.0 204.123752495 98% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.393700787402 0.468620217663 84% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 805.5 705.55239521 114% => 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: 11.0 8.76447105788 126% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 2.70958083832 185% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 4.22255489022 166% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 19.7664670659 111% => OK
Sentence length: 23.0 22.8473053892 101% => OK
Sentence length SD: 55.3084700521 57.8364921388 96% => OK
Chars per sentence: 118.363636364 119.503703932 99% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.0909090909 23.324526521 99% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.68181818182 5.70786347227 65% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.25449101796 19% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 3.0 8.20758483034 37% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 11.0 6.88822355289 160% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 8.0 4.67664670659 171% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.374551780283 0.218282227539 172% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.119029452401 0.0743258471296 160% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.121815015033 0.0701772020484 174% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.219241588392 0.128457276422 171% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.141702380315 0.0628817314937 225% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.3 14.3799401198 99% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 48.13 48.3550499002 100% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.3 12.197005988 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.77 12.5979740519 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.17 8.32208582834 98% => OK
difficult_words: 109.0 98.500998004 111% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.5 12.3882235529 109% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 11.1389221557 101% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.9071856287 118% => 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: 4.5 out of 6
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 21 15
No. of Words: 508 350
No. of Characters: 2537 1500
No. of Different Words: 193 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.748 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.994 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.648 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 183 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 151 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 99 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 69 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 24.19 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 9.328 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.571 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.369 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.369 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.119 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 1 5