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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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st: RE: constrained sum of random values |

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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 19:04:52 -0000 |

I assume you also mean that they come from a uniform distribution. set obs 77 gen x = uniform() su x, meanonly replace x = 9900 * x / r(sum) Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Carlo Lazzaro is there any way for imposing Stata 9.2/SE to create a variable composed of 77 random values so that the sum of these random values is 9900? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: constrained sum of random values***From:*"Carlo Lazzaro" <carlo.lazzaro@tiscalinet.it>

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