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Brandi Love
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I need to generate a random integer between 25 and 60 for a game I'm writing. I used a while loop to check randomly generated numbers untill I came up with one, but it seems like there must be an easier way to do this. Anyone have any if there is?
Angel Dobbs-Sciortino
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Try doing % 36 on your random number and adding 25 to it.
Wayne L Johnson
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"Math.random()" will return random number between 0.0 and 1.0, exclusive. Multiplying by 36 will give you a number between 0.0 and 36.0. The cast turns that into an "int" between 0 and 35. Adding 25 to that will give you a value between 25 and 60, inclusive.
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