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Generating Random Numbers in Ruby - Kernel#srand
It's often useful in games, simulation and unit testing to generate random numbers, Ruby provides easy access to a pseudo-random number generator.
http://ruby.about.com/od/newinruby191/ss/Generating-Random-Numbers-In-Ruby.htm
Generate Random Numbers in Excel - Spreadsheets - About.com
Generate random numbers in Excel using the RAND function. This tutorial includes a step by step example.
http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/excelfunctions/qt/080218_rand.htm
Excel RANDBETWEEN Function: Generate Random Numbers
If you want to generate random numbers in Excel between, say 1 and 10, use the RANDBETWEEN function. This function allows you to specify the range of ...
http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/excelfunctions/qt/080218_randbetw.htm
How to Generate Random Numbers in Java - About.com
Generating a series of random numbers is one of those common tasks that crops up from time to time. In Java, it can be achieved simply by using the java.util.
http://java.about.com/od/javautil/a/randomnumbers.htm
Random Numbers: Generating Unique Random Numbers
Once you know how to generate random numbers it's often the case that the numbers also need to be unique. A good example is picking lottery numbers.
http://java.about.com/od/javautil/a/uniquerandomnum.htm
How to Generate Random Numbers in Java - About.com
Following on from the first article on generating random numbers in Java, find out how to generate random fractional numbers and boolean values.
http://java.about.com/od/javautil/a/randomnumbers2.htm
Simple Random Samples From a Table of Random Numbers
Simple random samples are important in statistics because they eliminate sampling bias and allow us to use theorems from probability. To obtain a simple ...
http://statistics.about.com/od/HelpandTutorials/a/Simple-Random-Samples-From-A-Table-Of-Random-Digits.htm
Random Numbers - Random Numbers in Excel - Spreadsheets
Listed here are the functions in Excel that can be used to generate random numbers.
http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/randomnumberfunctions/
Random Numbers - PHP/MySQL - About.com
Random numbers are created using the rand () function. The rand function has two parameters. They are the lowest number and the highest number possible of  ...
http://php.about.com/od/learnphp/qt/createrandom.htm
What Is a Table of Random Digits in Statistics? - About.com
These numbers are technically pseudo-random numbers. Clever techniques are built into these programs to hide the patterns, but these tables are actually ...
http://statistics.about.com/od/Formulas/a/What-Is-A-Table-Of-Random-Digits.htm
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