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Re: simple question about random

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  • Subject: [mg58931] Re: simple question about random
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 01:21:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 7/23/05 at 5:32 AM, mazuego at yahoo.com (Mazuego) wrote:

>Hi all... The built-in function "Random" gives a random number in a
>chosen range. How can I have, for example, 6 random numbers with a
>single instruction? Thank you very much for your answers, and
>forgive me for the simple question, but I'm new in Mathematica...

Load the statistics packages and use RandomArray, i.e.

In[1]:=
<< "Statistics`"; 
RandomArray[UniformDistribution[0, 1], 6]

Out[2]=
{0.2804497445221465, 
  0.211670380827296, 
  0.8286784278387671, 
  0.7804577939982774, 
  0.7097126982987214, 
  0.32834571525210765}
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