Number of characters : 1243 Number of words : 157 Percent of complex words : 19.75 Average syllables per word : 1.9363 Number of sentences : 10 Average words per sentence : 15.7000 Number of text lines : 8 Number of blank lines : 6 Number of paragraphs : 5 READABILITY INDICES Fog : 14.1781 Flesch : 27.0880 Flesch-Kincaid : 13.3814
The Fog index, developed by Robert Gunning, is a well known and simple formula for measuring readability. The index indicates the number of years of formal education a reader of average intelligence would need to read the text once and understand that piece of writing with its word sentence workload.
(words_per_sentence + percent_complex_words) * 0.4
This text: 14.1781
The Flesch reading ease score rates text on a 100 point scale. The higher the score, the easier it is to understand the text. A score of 60 to 70 is considered to be optimal.
206.835 - (1.015 * words_per_sentence) - (84.6 * syllables_per_word)
This text: 27.0880
The Flesch-Kincaid grade level score rates text on U.S. grade school level. So a score of 8.0 means that the document can be understood by an eighth grader. A score of 7.0 to 8.0 is considered to be optimal.
(11.8 * syllables_per_word) + (0.39 * words_per_sentence) - 15.59
This text: 13.3814