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Understandability

The articulation of financial terms in words whose meanings can be understood by a layperson.
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The readability scores for each of the AAOS and ASSH website shoulder and elbow articles are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively.
It is accepted that readability measures alone may not reflect the level at which information is written (15).
There are some techniques and instruments which can be used for measuring readability of a reading material.
Some indices such as the Spache (1953) and Dale-Chall (Dale & Chall, 1948; Chall & Dale, 1995) refer to word frequency lists and factor vocabulary familiarity into readability calculations.
Part II of this Article discusses readability formulas generally and the Flesch Reading Ease scale and the Flesch-Kincaid Grade scale specifically, including the criticisms and limitations of readability formulas.
Readability formulas are divided in two categories [L.
Two of the most common readability formulas, Flesch Reading Ease/Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score and SMOG Readability Formula (see Appendix), were utilized in this study to assess the reading level of the MWP Handbook.
examined the readability of six intermediate and six advanced accounting textbooks; they found no significant differences among the intermediate books.
Furthermore, we collected a whole range of readability criteria from almost all linguistic levels: morphology, lexicon, syntax, semantics, and discourse (2) (7).
The company was able to provide the solution without compromising the durability, accuracy and first scan readability of the label, said to be the ultimate solution for the manufacturer.
The unit "provides superior reliability, reduced weight and power consumption and provides faster response and improved readability for crew interface" compared to CRT MCDUs, Jul 20, 2006