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Solution 34655: Using the RandInt() Function on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition Graphing Calculator.

How do you use the randInt() function on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator?

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:

• Press [MATH]
• Press the [Right Arrow] three times to go to the PROB menu
• Press [5] to select the command randInt
• Input the lower, upper, n values
• Select Paste and press [ENTER]

Your screen should display the following:

• Press [ENTER] twice to display the answer.

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

Please see the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition guidebook for additional information.