English Grammar: Flesch-Kincaid Index

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Definition:

This is a readability test designed to show how easy or difficult a text is to read. The Flesch-Kincaid Index uses the following formula:

0.39 x Average No. of words in sentences + 11.8 x Average No. of syllables per word - 15.59

See Also:

Passive Index; Fog Index; Lexical Density Test; Syllable Division; Concordancer

Category:

Readability Tests

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