What is the average number of characters per word?

There is an average of 6 characters per word, this includes one space.

For example, if you want to limit an answer to 100 words you would estimate the character count as 600 characters.

The specific information can be found by following the link below:

http://perhapstga.blogspot.com/2005/01/average-characters-per-word-english.html

  • Also, note that spaces are counted as characters in Foundant GLM. Be sure to account for spaces when creating questions that have character limits on forms.

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