What is an accept rate, and how does it work?
Hi I am a newcomer. Many people have helped me out many times. Recently I came to know about acceptance rate to reward my responders, but I don't know how...
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You ask a question and people answer. When you are happy with an answer you accept the answer. Sometimes you may not get a satisfying answer (rarely if you ask good questions!).
If you accept an answer for all of your questions your acceptance rate is 100%.
If you accept an answer for just half of you questions your acceptance rate is 50%.
To accept an answer you simply click the tick mark next to the large number of votes next to the answer (left column).
There are several ways to reward responses:
The acceptance rate is only a statistical number to show others how many of your questions have accepted answers (in relation to your total question count).