# How many words can Barbara Blackburn Type A minute?

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## How many words can Barbara Blackburn Type A minute?

The highest typing speed ever recorded was 216 words per minute (wpm), set by Stella Pajunas in 1946, using an IBM electric typewriter. Currently, the fastest English language typist is Barbara Blackburn, who reached a peak typing speed of 212 wpm during a test in 2005, using a Dvorak simplified keyboard.

Is typing 200 wpm possible?

It is possible, but very hard to average 200 wpm. Not very common, but I bet there is a handful that can peak 200. Sean Wrona has achieved it. If you have memorized a text or given a short text with very common words, you can.

### Who is the fastest typer in the world Barbara Blackburn?

As of 2005, writer Barbara Blackburn was the fastest English language typist in the world, according to The Guinness Book of World Records. Using the Dvorak keyboard layout, she had maintained 150 wpm for 50 minutes, and 170 wpm for shorter periods, with a peak speed of 212 wpm.

How fast is 200 wpm?

If top readers read at speeds of above 1000 words per minute (wpm) with near 85% comprehension, they only represent 1% of readers. Average readers are the majority and only reach around 200 wpm with a typical comprehension of 60%.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (1972) reported that 17-year-olds (about Grade 12) averaged about 190 words per minute. If students in Grades 12-16 read 190-300 wpm, on the average, how can 300 wpm be suggested as the minimum rate for a student reading a basal in Grade 7?

What is the average typing wpm for a 18 year old?

That’s mean if you are a student; we can say that, over 35 words per minute is a good typing speed (as the average typing speed of students is around 34.44 WPM). But if you wanna be a good typist or a programmer you must have a WPM speed over 60. On average we can say 50 ” 60 WPM is a good speed.

## Is 400 wpm possible typing?

Is it possible to type 400 wpm? 600 WPM is quite fast for an “ordinary reader”, even 400 WPM is fast. Most people, even well educated people read below 300 WPM .

Who is the fastest reader in the world?

Howard “Speedy” Berg

### What is the hardest book to read?

Please use the comments to tell us/humble brag about the hardest book you’ve ever read!

What President could read the fastest?

Reading Speed: John F. Kennedy could read 1,200 words a minute.

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