Re: Needing a Random List of Non-repeating Values whose Range and Length

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg129511] Re: Needing a Random List of Non-repeating Values whose Range and Length*From*: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>*Date*: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:15:09 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@wolfram.com*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newout@smc.vnet.net*Delivered-to*: mathgroup-newsend@smc.vnet.net

On 1/18/13 at 12:54 AM, brtubb090530 at cox.net wrote: >Consider the following: >ril[range_Integer]:= RandomInteger[{1,range},range] >This function is almost what I want; but I need one which doesn't >include any repeated values. This is intended for use, for example, >for a card deck, or dice, etc. Perhaps you should look at RandomSample. For example, if you associate the integers from 1 to 52 with the 52 possible cards (excluding jokers) in a deck RandomSample[Range@52,5] would return 5 values representing a random 5 card draw from the deck