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What does FKGL stand for?

FKGL stands for Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (measures reading ability)

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Analyze the text of the entire set of signs (total: 10,448 words) by calculating the following indices: (a) average word count per sign (b) average word length in characters (c) frequency distribution of words by word length (d) average sentence length in words (e) percentage of passive sentences (f) Flesch Reading Ease score (g) Text-Length Index (TLI) (h) Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score (as recommended by Harvey et al.
The RS includes the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level (FK) and the Flesch Reading Ease (FRE) readability formulas, which are calculated by averaging the number of syllables per word and words per sentence (Dollahite, Thompson, & McNew, 1996; Williams, French, & White, 2003).