Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

RandomExponential ( rate )

Returns random values from an Exponential distribution

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  Sample input:
List (
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 );
RandomExponential ( 1 )
)
  Sample output:
3.919161890918570149312
.15005606710178912219
.09859441091091724431
.99103570742196350662
1.61862199572644295472
2.10083749402320095745
1.29462255771781284049
1.48280409241670285811
.90525076631253719828
.80608311456913192546

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

When called repeatedly, RandomExponential returns values from an Exponential distribution with the given rate parameter.

 

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