[Tutor] random numbers

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Tue Jul 6 19:18:48 CEST 2004

On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, Christopher Spears wrote:

> Is there a Python function somewhere that can generate a number
> randomly?  Something that would give me an integer after inputing a
> range would be great.

Hi Christopher,

Ah, then the 'randrange()' function within the 'random' Standard Library
module should do the trick. The documentation on 'random' is here:


Try it out; if you have questions on it, please feel free to ask on the

Good luck!

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