Noob evaluation question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg74144] Noob evaluation question*From*: "heycarnut" <heycarnut at gmail.com>*Date*: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 22:08:08 -0500 (EST)

Hi - Helping a buddy out with a small application, and I'm drawing a blank on the following. Given : Position[{1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9}, _?(# <= Random[Integer, {1, 9}] &)] How can we make the generated random number 'fixed' for the evaluation of Position, instead of a new number getting generated at each element of the list (the above is a simplified and contrived example.) Thanks Rob

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