the graph below gives information about US government spending on research between 1980 and 2008

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the graph below gives information about US government spending on research between 1980 and 2008

The line graph illustrates the US government’s expenditure on research in five fields ( health, space, energy, general science and other) from 1980 to 2008.
Overall, it can be seen that spending on all categories increased except expenditure on others decreased. It is also notable that, the budget spent on health was the highest while the amount of money spent on general science was the lowest in the whole period.
From 1980 to 1984, the amount of money spent on health slightly decreased to 7 billion dollars. Then, over a period of 20 years, expenditure on health significantly rose and reached a peak in 2004, with 22,5 billion dollars. In 2008, spending on health decreased minimally to 18 billion dollars. With that, between 1980 and 2008, the budget spent on general science rose from 2,5 to 5 billion dollars.
Over a period of 28 years, the amount of money spent on energy and space increased slightly from 5 billion dollars and 6 billion dollar to 7,5 billion dollars and 9 billion dollars respectively. During the same period, spending on others decreased minimally from 7,5 billion dollars to 5 billion dollars.

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Average: 6.5 (15 votes)

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, if, so, then, while

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 4.0 7.0 57% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 1.0 1.00243902439 100% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 6.8 88% => OK
Relative clauses : 3.0 3.15609756098 95% => OK
Pronoun: 6.0 5.60731707317 107% => OK
Preposition: 39.0 33.7804878049 115% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 3.97073170732 76% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 943.0 965.302439024 98% => OK
No of words: 189.0 196.424390244 96% => OK
Chars per words: 4.98941798942 4.92477711251 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.70779275107 3.73543355544 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.65620059192 2.65546596893 100% => OK
Unique words: 89.0 106.607317073 83% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.470899470899 0.547539520022 86% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 261.0 283.868780488 92% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.45097560976 96% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 1.53170731707 131% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.33902439024 115% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.07073170732 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 0.482926829268 0% => OK
Preposition: 8.0 3.36585365854 238% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 9.0 8.94146341463 101% => OK
Sentence length: 21.0 22.4926829268 93% => OK
Sentence length SD: 36.0322215198 43.030603864 84% => OK
Chars per sentence: 104.777777778 112.824112599 93% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.0 22.9334400587 92% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.77777777778 5.23603664747 53% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 4.0 3.83414634146 104% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 1.69756097561 295% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 3.70975609756 108% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 1.0 1.13902439024 88% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.09268292683 98% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.12533915014 0.215688989381 58% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0715994911509 0.103423049105 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0814911044072 0.0843802449381 97% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.101299748143 0.15604864568 65% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0978975702425 0.0819641961636 119% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.6 13.2329268293 95% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 67.08 61.2550243902 110% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.51609756098 135% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 10.3012195122 88% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.66 11.4140731707 102% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.18 8.06136585366 89% => OK
difficult_words: 30.0 40.7170731707 74% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.4329268293 96% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.4 10.9970731707 95% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.0658536585 81% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 67.4157303371 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 6.0 Out of 9
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