# Formula Builder Metrics

Ambition allows you to combine two existing metrics (even coming from different systems) or combine a metric and a constant number into one metric. Formula builder metrics are helpful for measuring ratios and aggregating activity from multiple systems within Ambition.

## Create Formula Builder Metrics

**"Integrations: Edit"**permission will be able to access the Integrations tab and create, edit, and delete all metrics.

1. Open the left navigation and click** Administration > Data > Integrations**.

2. Click **Edit** in line with the Formula Builder integration.

If you do not see an active Formula Builder integration, learn how to enable **here**.

3. Click on **Add** found under Metric Library.

4. Complete the form by filling out the following fields:

### Basics

**Name:** What is this formula builder metric tracking? Visible to end user. 64 character limit.

**Description:** Visible to end user and very important for formula builder metrics. Provide detail to assist in understanding the calculation.

### Logic

Use the Left and Right Type selectors to construct the metric calculation needed.

**Left and Right Type:** Use the dropdown to select **Metric** or **Constant Number**.

*Note: Currently Activity and Objective Score cannot be used in the Formula Builder*

Select the basic math operator that needs to be applied.

### Formatting

**Display As:** Select how the metric should be formatted. Is this metric a number, a financial amount, a percentage, or a duration?

Currency is represented in USD with a $ by default.

### Optional Modifiers

**Multiplier:** Set a value that will multiply each generated value.*Ex: If you are wanting to convert a decimal value into a percentage set this to '100'*

**Minimum Value Threshold:** Optional, useful for preventing negative numbers. Sets a floor that the computed metric cannot fall below.

**Maximum Value Threshold:** Optional, useful for preventing arbitrarily high numbers. Sets a ceiling that the computed metric cannot rise above.

5. Click the **Save** button.

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