In surveys Mason City residents rank water sports (swimming, boating and fishing) among their favorite recreational activities. The Mason River flowing through the city is rarely used for these pursuits, however, and the city park department devotes littl

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In surveys Mason City residents rank water sports (swimming, boating and fishing) among their favorite recreational activities. The Mason River flowing through the city is rarely used for these pursuits, however, and the city park department devotes little of its budget to maintaining riverside recreational facilities. For years there have been complaints from residents about the quality of the river’s water and the river’s smell. In response, the state has recently announced plans to clean up Mason River. Use of the river for water sports is therefore sure to increase. The city government should for that reason devote more money in this year’s budget to riverside recreational facilities.

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 the assumptions and what the implications are if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

it is not convenient for the city government to invest more money for riverside recreation purposes revolving mason river, just because certain surveys have claimed that water sports are the said city residents' favourite form of activities. it is not likely that majority of the residents had taken part in the polls, and those who have taken part i might be mutually inclusive in the surveys in question.Thus the suggestion that a lot of the residents are equally inclined to riverside recreational activities is a bit presumptuous.

Although funding for the clean up of the river will help to extinguish the smell and keep a healthier, cleaner environment, it is not compulsory for the city park department to devote more amount of money in developing the river solely for recreational facility purposes. The government might have a lot more pressing issues at hand to solve at the moment, rather than investing more money upon developing the mason river for sports facilities. And in all honesty, even if the claims are supposed as valid for the sake of argument, it is not necessary for the river to prepared for that specific cause. Community swimming pools are a better option for activities like swimming, and other various water sports. And as it has already been mentioned in the statement that water in mason river is unclean, it is extremely unlikely that we can go fishing there. So it isn't necessary at all that the recreational games mentioned in the hypothesis can only be practiced in the river stated.

I would like to clarify that the assumptions made from the surveys' statements are invalid and are not strong enough to support the cause of taking up more budget amount than it should be allocated.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
if, so, thus

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 17.0 19.6327345309 87% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 12.9520958084 54% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 11.1786427146 54% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 9.0 13.6137724551 66% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 20.0 28.8173652695 69% => OK
Preposition: 33.0 55.5748502994 59% => More preposition wanted.
Nominalization: 9.0 16.3942115768 55% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1434.0 2260.96107784 63% => OK
No of words: 291.0 441.139720559 66% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.92783505155 5.12650576532 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.13022058845 4.56307096286 91% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.77872824164 2.78398813304 100% => OK
Unique words: 151.0 204.123752495 74% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.518900343643 0.468620217663 111% => OK
syllable_count: 463.5 705.55239521 66% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 4.96107784431 121% => OK
Article: 1.0 8.76447105788 11% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 2.70958083832 74% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.67365269461 239% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 0.0 4.22255489022 0% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 9.0 19.7664670659 46% => 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: 32.0 22.8473053892 140% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 61.9946234228 57.8364921388 107% => OK
Chars per sentence: 159.333333333 119.503703932 133% => OK
Words per sentence: 32.3333333333 23.324526521 139% => OK
Discourse Markers: 1.33333333333 5.70786347227 23% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 3.0 5.15768463074 58% => More paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 11.0 5.25449101796 209% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 8.20758483034 73% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 6.88822355289 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.67664670659 64% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.282262249673 0.218282227539 129% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.111249163137 0.0743258471296 150% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.090767070218 0.0701772020484 129% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.164782498945 0.128457276422 128% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.104375022699 0.0628817314937 166% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 18.0 14.3799401198 125% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 39.0 48.3550499002 81% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.1628742515 156% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 15.8 12.197005988 130% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.91 12.5979740519 95% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.91 8.32208582834 107% => OK
difficult_words: 68.0 98.500998004 69% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 18.0 12.3882235529 145% => OK
gunning_fog: 14.8 11.1389221557 133% => OK
text_standard: 18.0 11.9071856287 151% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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More content wanted.
Minimum four 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: 3.0 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 9 15
No. of Words: 293 350
No. of Characters: 1406 1500
No. of Different Words: 150 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.137 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.799 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.672 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 95 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 74 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 57 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 41 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 32.556 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 20.348 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.333 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.393 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.559 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.088 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 3 5