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RandomUniform ( minimum ; maximum )

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Jeremy Bante,
https://github.com/jbante/

Returns random values from a uniform distribution

Sample Input:
List (
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 );
RandomUniform ( -10 ; 10 )
)
Sample Output:
9.0386356785893440246
-.4952840320765972138
5.4820564016699790954
1.0624830890446901322
6.2695151381194591522
-5.4272786807268857956
-9.16864905506372451782
-6.7148288991302251816
.0019517727196216584
-8.4394451044499874115


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

Creates a random continuous value between "minimum" and "maximum". When called repeatedly, RandomUniform returns values that are uniformly distributed between minimum and maximum.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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