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. This difference in pest damage is best explained by the negligence of Fly-Away."
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.
In given argument, Two pest treatment firms, Fly-Away and Buzzoff, were compared in this memo by the vice president of a food distribution company. Finally, he determined that Buzzoff Pest Control was more affordable than Fly-Away. This manner, he may save money for his business. At first look, the vice president's conclusion appears to be rational, but it is false since it is based on a series of erroneous assumptions.
To begin, comparing the amount of food destroyed by two distinct companies during this month is wrong. After a month, it's impossible to determine which company is best. Environmental conditions may have an effect on the spread and distribution of pests. As a result, the vice president of the firm cannot rely his decision to sign a contract with a certain company on the survey results. This issue casts doubt on the vice president's assertion that his company will save money by returning to Buzzoff Company.
The author visited each company after compiling a list. Fly-Away and Buzzoff were used to control pests at his Palm City and Wintervale City warehouses, respectively. The differences in weather and environmental conditions between the two cities will impact the pests' activity, making it impossible to compare the performance of the two firms using this information. This element indicates that the Buzzoff company may be less capable than previously believed.
The writer also thinks that returning to Buzzoff would be better for business. In the long term, the vice president believes Buzzoff is cheaper than Fly-Away Pest Control. The Buzzoff firm may have been unable to control the bugs, causing significant damage to the building. Switching to Fly-Away Pest Control Company could save the Palm City enterprise over $10000 in "pest damages." To assess the vice president's presumption that he will return, more information regarding the food distribution company's previous relationship with Buzzoff is required. However, the vice president's memo provides no evidence to back up this claim.
Before concluding, the writers should look at other plausible explanations for two cities' conditions. To compare Palm City with Wintervale, the author assumes that the underlying conditions are equal, despite the lack of specific evidence. Palm City's environment is likely hot and humid, fostering the growth of pests. Winterville, on the other hand, gets plenty of snow, making pest control easier. It's ludicrous to compare two cities' weather and claim Buzzoff's service is superior.
To sum up, the reasoning is conspicuously flawed. Returning to Buzzoff is advised since it saves the distribution company money, however the facts supporting that recommendation does not address the previously expressed assumptions. It is critical to have confidence in Fly-Away-Pest-Control Company and to dedicate additional time to assessing the company's overall performance. As a result, if the food-distribution company follows the pattern of transferring from one company to another and then back again, its reputation may be harmed. The memo's argument is judged unacceptable due to the exclusion of the aforementioned elements.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 263, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'pests'' or 'pest's'?
Suggestion: pests'; pest's
... between the two cities will impact the pests activity, making it impossible to compa...
Line 9, column 11, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
...zoffs service is superior. To sum up, the reasoning is conspicuously flawed. R...
Line 9, column 546, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'memos'' or 'memo's'?
Suggestion: memos'; memo's
...gain, its reputation may be harmed. The memos argument is judged unacceptable due to ...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, however, if, look, may, regarding, so, then, as a result, to sum up, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 21.0 19.6327345309 107% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 12.9520958084 93% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 11.1786427146 89% => OK
Relative clauses : 8.0 13.6137724551 59% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 29.0 28.8173652695 101% => OK
Preposition: 66.0 55.5748502994 119% => OK
Nominalization: 21.0 16.3942115768 128% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2678.0 2260.96107784 118% => OK
No of words: 491.0 441.139720559 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.45417515275 5.12650576532 106% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.70728369723 4.56307096286 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.08525537598 2.78398813304 111% => OK
Unique words: 253.0 204.123752495 124% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.515274949084 0.468620217663 110% => OK
syllable_count: 821.7 705.55239521 116% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59920159681 106% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 4.96107784431 181% => OK
Article: 12.0 8.76447105788 137% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 2.70958083832 185% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 11.0 4.22255489022 261% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 28.0 19.7664670659 142% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 22.8473053892 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 50.4205274847 57.8364921388 87% => OK
Chars per sentence: 95.6428571429 119.503703932 80% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.5357142857 23.324526521 75% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.03571428571 5.70786347227 71% => OK
Paragraphs: 6.0 5.15768463074 116% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 5.25449101796 57% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 15.0 8.20758483034 183% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 6.88822355289 102% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 4.67664670659 128% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.324161713139 0.218282227539 149% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0872460594186 0.0743258471296 117% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0828632107618 0.0701772020484 118% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.182108466883 0.128457276422 142% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0577953639753 0.0628817314937 92% => OK
automated_readability_index: 13.0 14.3799401198 90% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 45.76 48.3550499002 95% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 12.197005988 91% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.03 12.5979740519 111% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.08 8.32208582834 109% => OK
difficult_words: 143.0 98.500998004 145% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 12.3882235529 65% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.1389221557 79% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.9071856287 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 75.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.5 Out of 6
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.
Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 4.0 out of 6
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 5 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 2 2
No. of Sentences: 29 15
No. of Words: 492 350
No. of Characters: 2605 1500
No. of Different Words: 250 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.71 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.295 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.931 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 200 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 164 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 107 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 79 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 16.966 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 5.768 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.517 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.281 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.406 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.076 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5