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m (Clarified ceil roudning usage) 
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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 0, 1,2,3,4 or 5. (0 is unlikely, but possible, as ceil 0 is 0)  x=ceil(random 5) will return 0, 1,2,3,4 or 5. (0 is unlikely, but possible, as ceil 0 is 0)  
+  * You can also use '''[[round]]''' with '''random''' to create whole numbers, if you don't want to exclude the high or low numbers, as will happen with [[ceil]] and [[floor]].  
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Revision as of 17:44, 30 September 2008
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)