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Re: Need help with number generator

by lolindrath (Scribe)
on Aug 09, 2000 at 23:41 UTC ( #27169=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Need help with number generator

This maybe?
$randnum = int(rand(100)); if ( $randnum > 20 ) #80% { #stuff for 1 } if ( $randnum > 90 ) #10% { #stuff for 2 and 3 }

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RE: Re: Need help with number generator
by cmburns (Acolyte) on Aug 10, 2000 at 19:03 UTC
    I don't want to be picky, but that would do #stuff for 1 70% of the time.

    It would do #stuff for 1 _and_ #stuff for 2 and 3 10% of the time.

    And 20% of the time it would do nothing...

    Remember to think before you code! :-P


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