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Solution 13322: Using the RandInt() Function on the TI-83 Family, TI-84 Plus Family, or TI-Nspire™ Handheld in TI-84 Plus Mode.

How do you use the randInt() function on the TI-83 family, TI-84 Plus family, or TI-Nspire handheld in TI-84 Plus mode?

The randInt() function generates and displays a random integer within a range specified by lower and upper integer bounds for a specified number of trials. The syntax for the randInt() function is listed below.

randInt( lower,upper[,number of trials])

Example: Find three random integers between 1 and 6:

1) Press [MATH]
2) Press the [Right Arrow] three times to go to the PRB menu
3) Press [5] to select the command randInt
4) Press [1] [,] [6] [,] [3] [)]
5) Press [ENTER]

Please Note: The numbers you receive may be different then the numbers displayed above since the numbers are randomly generated.

Please see the TI-83 Plus Family and TI-84 Plus Family guidebooks for additional information.

TI-Nspire handheld in TI-84 Plus mode users may refer to the TI-84 Plus family guidebook.