Typing Test

How many words per minute can you type?

Indeed, apart from the nature of the investigation which my friend had on hand, there was something in his masterly grasp of a situation, and his keen, incisive reasoning, which made it a pleasure to me to study his system of work, and to follow the quick, subtle methods by which he disentangled the most inextricable mysteries. So accustomed was I to his invariable success that the very possibility of his failing had ceased to enter into my head.

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About the test

This is a simple test of typing speed, measuring words per minute, or WPM.

The standard measure of WPM is (5 * number of characters) / (time taken). By that measurement, "quick brown fox" is 15 characters, including spaces.

The recorded score is WPM * Accuracy.