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Complex Words

The categorization of words as either common or complex is an essential element in many readability calculations. A higher percentage of known or common words will result in text that is more readily comprehensible by a wider audience. This report characterizes whether a word is complex or common based on the number of syllables in

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Dale Chall Readability

The Dale Chall readability formula is a readability test that provides a numeric gauge of the comprehension difficulty that readers come upon when reading a text. The mathematical formula uses the parameters of average sentence length and percentage of difficult words as inputs. A word is considered difficult if it does not appear in a

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Readability Statistics

Readability tests are a measure of the ease of comprehension of a written text. The results are obtained solely through the analysis of word and sentence characteristics of the subject text and do not have the benefit of an actual statistical survey of human readers. Typical characteristics used in the analysis include number of words,

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Uncommon Words In Fiction

The categorization of words as either common or complex is an essential element in many readability calculations. A higher percentage of known or common words will result in text that is more readily comprehensible by a wider audience. This report characterizes whether a word is complex or common based on the frequency of appearance in

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