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Biased Random[Integer]?


"Random[Integer]" gives 0 or 1 with .probability 1/2.

What's the simplest expression that will yield 0 or 1 with probabilities 
p  and  1-p ?

(p itself might be a rational fraction, p = p1/p2.)

I can write various expressions that do this, but what's the cleanest or
tersest way?


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