Typing · Typing Speed

Formula to measure typing speed in WPM

 

Typing tests measure two things, speed (wpm) and mistakes. So when you take our typing speed test, do not look only at your speed, look also at the number of your mistakes and concentrate on reducing your mistakes in future tests rather than increasing your typing speed. The end result will be increased productivity.

To calculating the speed there are two formulas are applied.

  • First, Gross_WPM (Words Per Minute) is a calculation of exactly how fast you type with no error penalties.

  • Second, Net_WPM calculation is preferred for measuring typing speed as opposed to the Gross_WPM computation. The mistakes is taken into account to give a more complete picture of your true typing abilities.

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