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What is the fastest speed on record (words per minute) for typing text?

Question: What is the fastest speed on record (words per minute) for typing text?

Answer: There are three different words per minute (wpm) records -- for the manual typewriter, the electric typewriter, and the personal computer keyboard. On a manual typewriter, the world record is 176 wpm, and on an electric typewriter it is 216. In an official test in 1991, Gregory Arakelian of Virginia set the personal computer record with 158 wpm.


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