Ruby N00bie <ralphallan / gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Thanks for reading this.
> I am very new to Ruby and have been learning using a tutorial at
> http://pine.fm/LearnToProgram/
> by Chris (thanks Chris)
> After searching fairly thoroughly in forums and tutorials I found no
> answer to my problem.
> I have come to a point where i need to generate a random number within a
> range.
> 
> I have learnt that rand(100) produces random numbers from 0 to 99 but i
> need to know how to set a minimum for the random number.

Suppose the range is 50-99.

Generate a random number between 0 and 50, and add 50 to the result.

m.

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