The numeric poll allows participants to enter any number within a range that you specify.
- In the Polls section select the '+ Create new poll' button.
- Enter the 'Title' or question of your poll.
- Select Numeric as the poll type.
- Select the Maximum and Minimum values you would like your participants to vote between by typing in the relevant numbers.
- Press 'Add'.
You can also have access to the following additional features with numeric polls:
- Indicate the correct answer if there is.
- Allow answers with up to two decimal places.
- Allow for a margin of error for the correct answer.
When you choose to set up a numeric poll your dashboard will look like this:
1. Minimum & Maximum value
With numeric polls, you can allow participants to enter any number within the range that you specify. In this example, participants can only enter a numeric value between 45-80. The minimum & maximum value will automatically be specified on the participants' mobile devices just below the question. You do not need to add the minimum & maximum values in the poll.
2. Using decimal places
When you select the decimal places box, you can allow participants to answer their numeric poll with up to two decimal places. In this example above, we did not use decimal places and kept it at zero.
3. Correct answer
Another feature of the numeric poll question is to set a correct answer. Simply tick the correct answer checkbox to enable this and then enter the value of the correct answer. In the last example below, we specified the answer as 71. A correction mark will indicate the correct answer in present view as well as on participants mobile devices.
4. Including a margin of error
Lastly, as an extra option, you can enter in a margin of error for the correct answer. The margin of error means that participants that answer above or below the correct answer within this margin of error will also get the answer correct. If we selected the margin of error of 2, and the answer is 71, then all answers from 69-73 would have been accepted. In this example, we did not specify a margin of error. Only the correct answer of 71 is accepted.