The base class has a method called getRandomNumber() which will return some random integer
value. I need to use this method to generate a random integer value in such a way that I get values between 1 to 15. Also , I need to fill the array ‘array’ with random numbers from 1 to 15 without repeating any of the numbers. Currently , I have no idea how to do that. All I know a For loop is required here , also an IF block so I can make sure I am entering numbers from 1 to 15. Hints please.

will give you a random number between 1 and 15.
You just need to keep repeating this until you have all the numbers between 1 and 15.
However, as the numbers are random that could theoretically never happen.

A better way is to add the numbers 1 to 15 to a List, use Collections.shuffle to shuffle the list and then generate an array from that list.

Stuart A. Burkett wrote:
will give you a random number between 1 and 15.

getRandomNumber() % 14 will give you a number between 0 and 13 (inclusive), so (getRandomNumber() % 14) + 1 will give you a number between 1 and 14, not 15.

If the requirement is to have an array with all values between 1 and 15 but in any random order, why not just fill the array in sequence and then shuffle the array?

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Rob Spoor wrote:getRandomNumber() % 14 will give you a number between 0 and 13 (inclusive), so (getRandomNumber() % 14) + 1 will give you a number between 1 and 14, not 15.

Rob Spoor wrote:getRandomNumber() % 14 will give you a number between 0 and 13 (inclusive), so (getRandomNumber() % 14) + 1 will give you a number between 1 and 14, not 15.