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# How do i generate random integers on casio fx-85gt plus?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates keypresses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

Posted on Jun 30, 2010

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates key presses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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Posted on Nov 28, 2010

Use the random number function, RAN#
Manual: http://support.casio.com/pdf/004/fx-82ES_83ES.etc_Eng.pdf

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

SOURCE: HOW CAN I INSERT THE

Sorry, but you cannot.
You can type in a formula that involves the memory variables X,Y, A, B,C,D, E, =, . Such a formula is meant to be evaluated to get a solution (X by default). Once you type the formula you press the Shifted function SOLVE and you will be prompted for the constants, for Y etc. when you press the EXE/= key you get the value of X.
If you turn off the calculator or change the calculation MODE, it is wiped out of memory.

To make a long story short, you cannot STORE formulas in the calculator. Better try to memorize them (commit then to YOUR OWN memory).

Posted on May 24, 2011

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### How do I program the calculator to read random numbers 1-50?

The post answer the question concerning how to generate random integers. The example given is for rolling a dice. I am inserting the modification that treats your case at the end.

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates keypresses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

To generate random number between 1 and 50
Int(Ran#×50)+1

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### How do i generate random numbers on the casio fx-9860G

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates key presses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

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### I have a casio fx9750GA plus and need to know how to generate random numbers. I have had a quick look at users manual but can't find it. Can you help?

The following uses keystrokes and screen captures from the FX-9750GII but the essential information is the same. Use the F6 key to move to next page of TABS (those at the bottom of screen) until you find the TAB that interests you (PROB, RAND#, INT, etc.)

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates key presses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

May 21, 2010 | Casio CFX-9850G Plus Calculator

The random number generator function is called Ran# and can be accessed in RUN mode by pressing:
[OPTN] [F6] [F3] (PROB) [F4] to access the (Ran#) function
In the paragraph above, the bold text in square brackets indicates keypresses, while the text in parentheses represents the menus that appear at the bottom of the calculator screen. This also assumes there are no menus on the bottom of the screen when you begin. If PROB is already on the screen, then the [F6] key is not necessary, just press [F3] then [F4] at this point.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

Press [OPTN] [F6] [F4] (NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

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### How to use the random number generator on the calculator.

Hello,
To access the Random number generator, press [MENU], Use arrows to select [RUN] and press [EXE].
In [RUN] press [OPTN][F6:->] to pan to the right then press [F3:PROB] then [F4:RAND#]. The command echoes on the screen.
1. Now if you press [EXE] a number between 0 and 1 is generated.
2. Each time you press [EXE] a new number is generated.
Although it is not documented, I found out that if you enter RAND#(n) where n is an integer, it generates a number between (0 and n)

Hope it helps.

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### Ran#

A random number generator exists on this calculator. It is accessible in RUN or PGRM modes by pressing the OPTN key. If you don not see a tab PROB at the bottom of screen, press the rightmost key to move to next page.

Anyway, RAND# generates a real number between 0 and 1.

The Ran# function generates a random decimal number between 0 and 1. If you need to generate a number with a higher range, then there may be extra steps involved. For example, to choose a random number between 0 and 100, you would enter:
Ran#×100 or Ran#(100)

Let's say you want to simulate a dice roll, where you get an integer between 1 and 6. Your first step would be to do:
Ran#×6
This will give you a random decimal number between 0 and 6. But we need an integer, not a decimal. To make it an integer, you would change this to:
Int(Ran#×6)

[OPTN].......(NUM) [F2] to access the (Int)

This now gives you an integer between 0 and 5. We just need to add 1 to the result.
Int(Ran#×6)+1
The result should be an integer between 1 and 6.

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