Function randomInt #

Return a random integer number larger or equal to min and smaller than max using a uniform distribution.

Syntax #

math.randomInt(max)             // generate a random integer between 0 and max
math.randomInt(min, max)        // generate a random integer between min and max
math.randomInt(size)            // generate a matrix with random integer between 0 and 1
math.randomInt(size, max)       // generate a matrix with random integer between 0 and max
math.randomInt(size, min, max)  // generate a matrix with random integer between min and max

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
size Array | Matrix If provided, an array or matrix with given size and filled with random values is returned
min number Minimum boundary for the random value, included
max number Maximum boundary for the random value, excluded

Returns #

Type Description
number | Array | Matrix A random integer value

Examples #

math.randomInt(100)    // returns a random integer between 0 and 100
math.randomInt(30, 40) // returns a random integer between 30 and 40
math.randomInt([2, 3]) // returns a 2x3 matrix with random integers between 0 and 1

See also #

random, pickRandom

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