# st: Re: RE: Creating a series of random number

 From "Ha Thai Son" To Subject st: Re: RE: Creating a series of random number Date Tue, 25 May 2004 22:43:36 +0700

```Thank you Nick,

That exactly what I want !

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 9:20 PM
Subject: st: RE: Creating a series of random number

> I assume you want to sample from
> a uniform distribution on some integers.
>
> Let's suppose we want to sample from 0 ... 9.
>
> gen random = floor(10 * uniform())
>
> or from 00 (i.e. 0) ... 99
>
> gen random = floor(100 * uniform())
>
> or from 10 ... 99
>
> gen random = 10 + floor(90 * uniform())
>
> and so forth.
>
> This is wrapped in an -egen- function
> -rndint()- in -egenmore- on SSC,
> but doing it from first principles
> is better exercise.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Ha Thai Son
>
> > Does any one know how to create a series of random number
> > with n digit.
>
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