The Passive Index is a readability score. That is, it is a measure of how easy or difficult it is to read a particular text. In fact, the Passive Index is simply the percentage of sentences in a particular text that contains passive verb forms.
There are 16 sentences on the page entitled Easy-To-Understand Writing. Only two of these sentences contain a passive verb form. Consequently, that page has a Passive Index of 2/16 or 0.125.
Try to keep the Passive Index of your writing well below 0.20.
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