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m (Clarified ceil roudning usage) 

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* The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number.<br>To return a whole number use either '''[[ceil]]''' or '''[[floor]]''' together with '''random'''.<br>  * The number returned is unlikely to be a whole number.<br>To return a whole number use either '''[[ceil]]''' or '''[[floor]]''' together with '''random'''.<br>  
x=floor(random 5) will return 0,1,2,3 or 4.  x=floor(random 5) will return 0,1,2,3 or 4.  
−  x=ceil(random 5) will return 1,2,3,4 or 5.  +  x=ceil(random 5) will return 0, 1,2,3,4 or 5. (0 is unlikely, but possible, as ceil 0 is 0) 
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Revision as of 16:50, 20 September 2007
Notes

x=floor(random 5) will return 0,1,2,3 or 4.
x=ceil(random 5) will return 0, 1,2,3,4 or 5. (0 is unlikely, but possible, as ceil 0 is 0)