The following appeared in a memo from a vice president of Quiot Manufacturing."During the past year, Quiot Manufacturing had 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than at the nearby Panoply Industries plant, where the work shifts are one hour shorter

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The following appeared in a memo from a vice president of Quiot Manufacturing.

"During the past year, Quiot Manufacturing had 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than at the nearby Panoply Industries plant, where the work shifts are

one hour shorter than ours. Experts say that significant contributing factors in many on-the-job accidents are fatigue and sleep deprivation among workers.

Therefore, to reduce the number of on-the-job accidents at Quiot and thereby increase productivity, we should shorten each of our three work shifts by one hour so

that employees will get adequate amounts of sleep."

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 given argument states that, Quiot Manufacturing should reduce the working hours to mitigate the problem of more job accidents due to fatigue and sleep deprivation and cite the example of nearby panoply industries, they have one hour shorter work shifts and 30 percent less job accidents then Quiot manufacturing, However, after carefully assuming the argument it seems that the argument is based on some major fallacious assumption.

Firstly, The author is assuming that the two organisation stated are very similar and all the conditions in both industries are same. However, both of the industries can be basically very different and therefore the ratio of the accidents may vary. It may be possible that the quiot manufacturing have a grater amount of work load and it may be a very large firm as compare to the panoply and therefore, the number of accidents in panoply are less. Also It may be true that panoply may have different

safety guidelines as well as they may have very good safety measures and very active emergency services which may not be that good in the quiot.

Secondly, the author cited that experts say that fatigue and sleep disorders are the reasons for on-the-job accidents. However, he is assuming that the same reason is true for accidents in quiot manufacturing. But, it is no where mentioned in the argument that accidents in quiot are due to sleep deprivation only.

Finally, the author is assuming that reduction in the work hours by one hour can reduced the on-job accidents as well as can improve the productivity. However, author fails to give any evidence which will suggest that reduction in work hour can improve the productivity.

In conclusion, I can say that the argument is based on the certain unstated assumption discuss above, and In order to confirm the argument one must give the answers to the

questions or clarify the assumptions state above.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 292, Rule ID: LESS_MORE_THEN[1]
Message: Did you mean 'than'?
Suggestion: than
...hifts and 30 percent less job accidents then Quiot manufacturing, However, after car...
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Message: Did you forget a comma after a conjunctive/linking adverb?
Suggestion: Also,
...umber of accidents in panoply are less. Also It may be true that panoply may have di...
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Suggestion: Safety
... true that panoply may have different safety guidelines as well as they may have ver...
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Line 11, column 222, Rule ID: NOW[2]
Message: Did you mean 'now' (=at this moment) instead of 'no' (negation)?
Suggestion: now
...ents in quiot manufacturing. But, it is no where mentioned in the argument that ac...
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...rgument one must give the answers to the questions or clarify the assumptions sta...
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...ent one must give the answers to the questions or clarify the assumptions state above....
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, firstly, however, if, may, second, secondly, so, then, therefore, well, in conclusion, as well as

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 17.0 19.6327345309 87% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 12.9520958084 116% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 11.1786427146 98% => OK
Relative clauses : 16.0 13.6137724551 118% => OK
Pronoun: 22.0 28.8173652695 76% => OK
Preposition: 31.0 55.5748502994 56% => More preposition wanted.
Nominalization: 14.0 16.3942115768 85% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1615.0 2260.96107784 71% => OK
No of words: 318.0 441.139720559 72% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.0786163522 5.12650576532 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.22286093782 4.56307096286 93% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.73923920655 2.78398813304 98% => OK
Unique words: 149.0 204.123752495 73% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.468553459119 0.468620217663 100% => OK
syllable_count: 508.5 705.55239521 72% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 5.0 4.96107784431 101% => OK
Article: 5.0 8.76447105788 57% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 2.70958083832 37% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 4.22255489022 47% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 11.0 19.7664670659 56% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 28.0 22.8473053892 123% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 93.5378122154 57.8364921388 162% => OK
Chars per sentence: 146.818181818 119.503703932 123% => OK
Words per sentence: 28.9090909091 23.324526521 124% => OK
Discourse Markers: 11.2727272727 5.70786347227 197% => OK
Paragraphs: 7.0 5.15768463074 136% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 6.0 5.25449101796 114% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 8.20758483034 49% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 6.88822355289 87% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.67664670659 21% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.242912092093 0.218282227539 111% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0928160837645 0.0743258471296 125% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0813297045034 0.0701772020484 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.101156626293 0.128457276422 79% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0963931190103 0.0628817314937 153% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 17.0 14.3799401198 118% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 43.06 48.3550499002 89% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 14.2 12.197005988 116% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.78 12.5979740519 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.45 8.32208582834 102% => OK
difficult_words: 69.0 98.500998004 70% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 19.0 12.3882235529 153% => OK
gunning_fog: 13.2 11.1389221557 119% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.9071856287 109% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Maximum six paragraphs wanted.

Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.5 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 13 15
No. of Words: 318 350
No. of Characters: 1548 1500
No. of Different Words: 143 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.223 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.868 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.651 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 105 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 87 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 57 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 40 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 24.462 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 14.851 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.923 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.377 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.762 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.16 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 7 5