Number of characters : 7528 Number of words : 849 Percent of complex words : 21.55 Average syllables per word : 1.8363 Number of sentences : 140 Average words per sentence : 6.0643 Number of text lines : 29 Number of blank lines : 23 Number of paragraphs : 17 READABILITY INDICES Fog : 11.0476 Flesch : 45.3306 Flesch-Kincaid : 8.4432
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: 11.0476
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: 45.3306
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: 8.4432