The following memorandum is from the business manager of Happy Pancake House restaurants Recently butter has been replaced by margarine in Happy Pancake House restaurants throughout the southwestern United States This change however has had little impact

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The following memorandum is from the business manager of Happy Pancake House restaurants.

"Recently, butter has been replaced by margarine in Happy Pancake House restaurants throughout the southwestern United States. This change, however, has had little impact on our customers. In fact, only about 2 percent of customers have complained, indicating that an average of 98 people out of 100 are happy with the change. Furthermore, many servers have reported that a number of customers who ask for butter do not complain when they are given margarine instead. Clearly, either these customers do not distinguish butter from margarine or they use the term 'butter' to refer to either butter or margarine. "

Write a response in which you discuss one or more alternative explanations that could rival the proposed explanation and explain how your explanation (s) can plausibly account for the facts presented in the argument.

The statement alleges that customers of Happy Pancake House restaurants could not find the difference between butter and margarine and replacing butter with margarine have small change in their costumers. While the statement looks reliable at first glance, the reasons which are provided are rife of problems and flaws and I will discuss now.

The first reason of the author is that this change have little impact on the customers and just 2 percent complain about that. 2 percent could be really big number for this issue due to the fact that some people prefer to not mention any thing about the quality of the food but they would not come back to the restaurant. In addition, they may suggest their friend that avoid this restaurant and lead to huge consequences.

Another reason that the statement presents is that a survey was held between 100 person but it do not mention any additional detail about the method of the study. Maybe this survey was held by specific persons which are going to accept the situations or just men or it is possible that the age range was limited. All of this condition would have affect the result of the survey and may lead to misunderstand of the situations. In order to strengthen the survey, the author could hold a survey with scientific methods that the result would be reasonable and supportive or provide any additional data about the survey which was hold.

Finally, the author of the argument assumes that the customers could not understand the difference of butter and margarine and some of the use the terms instead each others. Since some people prefer to not mention their disapproval and may complaint about that but avid to use this restaurant. In addition some people may not understand the difference but the total taste and smell of the food may change and uncounscincly they try to use another restaurants.

In conclusion, although the writer of the argument assert some reasons to show replacing butter with margarine has small changes on the customers, nonetheless, the author fails to provide sufficient evidences to support that and additional survey is necessary to remove its fallacy.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 235, Rule ID: ANY_BODY[2]
Message: Did you mean 'anything'?
Suggestion: anything
... that some people prefer to not mention any thing about the quality of the food but they ...
^^^^^^^^^
Line 5, column 82, Rule ID: CD_NN[1]
Message: Possible agreement error. The noun 'person' seems to be countable, so consider using: 'people', 'persons'.
Suggestion: people; persons
...s is that a survey was held between 100 person but it do not mention any additional de...
^^^^^^
Line 5, column 96, Rule ID: IT_VBZ[1]
Message: Did you mean 'does'?
Suggestion: does
...rvey was held between 100 person but it do not mention any additional detail about...
^^
Line 7, column 128, Rule ID: SOME_OF_THE[1]
Message: Simply use 'some'.
Suggestion: some
... difference of butter and margarine and some of the use the terms instead each others. Sinc...
^^^^^^^^^^^
Line 7, column 298, Rule ID: SENT_START_CONJUNCTIVE_LINKING_ADVERB_COMMA[2]
Message: Did you forget a comma after a conjunctive/linking adverb?
Suggestion: addition,
...hat but avid to use this restaurant. In addition some people may not understand the diff...
^^^^^^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, first, if, look, may, nonetheless, really, so, then, while, in addition, in conclusion

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 19.6327345309 66% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.9520958084 100% => OK
Conjunction : 21.0 11.1786427146 188% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 13.6137724551 110% => OK
Pronoun: 28.0 28.8173652695 97% => OK
Preposition: 47.0 55.5748502994 85% => OK
Nominalization: 14.0 16.3942115768 85% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1795.0 2260.96107784 79% => OK
No of words: 362.0 441.139720559 82% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.95856353591 5.12650576532 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.36191444098 4.56307096286 96% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.57181133573 2.78398813304 92% => OK
Unique words: 169.0 204.123752495 83% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.466850828729 0.468620217663 100% => OK
syllable_count: 543.6 705.55239521 77% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59920159681 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 1.0 4.96107784431 20% => OK
Article: 6.0 8.76447105788 68% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 2.70958083832 111% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.67365269461 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.22255489022 118% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 19.7664670659 66% => 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: 27.0 22.8473053892 118% => OK
Sentence length SD: 47.4169470116 57.8364921388 82% => OK
Chars per sentence: 138.076923077 119.503703932 116% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.8461538462 23.324526521 119% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.69230769231 5.70786347227 135% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 5.25449101796 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 8.20758483034 73% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 6.88822355289 73% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.67664670659 43% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.139008138878 0.218282227539 64% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.054810768176 0.0743258471296 74% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0816769319329 0.0701772020484 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0893800095085 0.128457276422 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0741734606239 0.0628817314937 118% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 15.9 14.3799401198 111% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 52.53 48.3550499002 109% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.1628742515 43% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.6 12.197005988 103% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.78 12.5979740519 94% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.2 8.32208582834 99% => OK
difficult_words: 74.0 98.500998004 75% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 12.5 12.3882235529 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 11.1389221557 115% => 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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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.

Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 235, Rule ID: ANY_BODY[2]
Message: Did you mean 'anything'?
Suggestion: anything
... that some people prefer to not mention any thing about the quality of the food but they ...
^^^^^^^^^
Line 5, column 82, Rule ID: CD_NN[1]
Message: Possible agreement error. The noun 'person' seems to be countable, so consider using: 'people', 'persons'.
Suggestion: people; persons
...s is that a survey was held between 100 person but it do not mention any additional de...
^^^^^^
Line 5, column 96, Rule ID: IT_VBZ[1]
Message: Did you mean 'does'?
Suggestion: does
...rvey was held between 100 person but it do not mention any additional detail about...
^^
Line 7, column 128, Rule ID: SOME_OF_THE[1]
Message: Simply use 'some'.
Suggestion: some
... difference of butter and margarine and some of the use the terms instead each others. Sinc...
^^^^^^^^^^^
Line 7, column 298, Rule ID: SENT_START_CONJUNCTIVE_LINKING_ADVERB_COMMA[2]
Message: Did you forget a comma after a conjunctive/linking adverb?
Suggestion: addition,
...hat but avid to use this restaurant. In addition some people may not understand the diff...
^^^^^^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, first, if, look, may, nonetheless, really, so, then, while, in addition, in conclusion

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 19.6327345309 66% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.9520958084 100% => OK
Conjunction : 21.0 11.1786427146 188% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 13.6137724551 110% => OK
Pronoun: 28.0 28.8173652695 97% => OK
Preposition: 47.0 55.5748502994 85% => OK
Nominalization: 14.0 16.3942115768 85% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1795.0 2260.96107784 79% => OK
No of words: 362.0 441.139720559 82% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.95856353591 5.12650576532 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.36191444098 4.56307096286 96% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.57181133573 2.78398813304 92% => OK
Unique words: 169.0 204.123752495 83% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.466850828729 0.468620217663 100% => OK
syllable_count: 543.6 705.55239521 77% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59920159681 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 1.0 4.96107784431 20% => OK
Article: 6.0 8.76447105788 68% => OK
Subordination: 3.0 2.70958083832 111% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.67365269461 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.22255489022 118% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 19.7664670659 66% => 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: 27.0 22.8473053892 118% => OK
Sentence length SD: 47.4169470116 57.8364921388 82% => OK
Chars per sentence: 138.076923077 119.503703932 116% => OK
Words per sentence: 27.8461538462 23.324526521 119% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.69230769231 5.70786347227 135% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 5.25449101796 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 8.20758483034 73% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 6.88822355289 73% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.67664670659 43% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.139008138878 0.218282227539 64% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.054810768176 0.0743258471296 74% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0816769319329 0.0701772020484 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0893800095085 0.128457276422 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0741734606239 0.0628817314937 118% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 15.9 14.3799401198 111% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 52.53 48.3550499002 109% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.1628742515 43% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.6 12.197005988 103% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.78 12.5979740519 94% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.2 8.32208582834 99% => OK
difficult_words: 74.0 98.500998004 75% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 12.5 12.3882235529 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.8 11.1389221557 115% => 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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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.