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About the Readability Analyzer
Readability metrics show the relative ease in which a written passage of text can be read and understood by others. They are heuristics typically based on sentence length, and word complexity. They are most commonly used in settings where clarity is crucial. For example, some states have requirements that legal documents and health care documents have minimum level of readability to ensure the intended audience can understand the documents. Keep in mind that readability is not a measure of writing quality.
This writing sample readability analyzer estimates the readability of a passage of text using the Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease, Gunning Fog Index, Kincaide Grade Level, SMOG formula and Dale–Chall Score metrics. metrics.
5/22/2016 - Added the SMOG grade reading ease metric.
5/23/2016 - Added the Dale-Chall reading ease metric.
Questions? Read more about the writing sample analyzer on my FAQ Blog Post