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Re: Per cents and Probabilities

by btrott (Parson)
on Jun 25, 2001 at 02:28 UTC ( #91135=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Per cents and Probabilities

It seems like what you want is biased/weighted random number selection, where the weights are stored as the keys of a hash. You might take a look at this previous node, which has some good responses: Biased random number selection. You could probably adapt one of those responses to your own needs.

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