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C++ random numbers!

  1. Jun 21, 2010 #1

    I've been trying to create an algorithm which picks a number randomly from array. P.S i have an array like A={1,4,-1,3,-7,2,-14} and I want to pick a number randomly from array.

    Any idea?

    Thank you.
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  3. Jun 21, 2010 #2


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    Why don't you use rand() to draw index?
  4. Jun 22, 2010 #3
    Hi borek, can you show me an example?

    Thank you.
  5. Jun 22, 2010 #4

    I've solved my problem. I've been looking for this part of code:

    random = arr[rand() % (sizeof(arr) / sizeof(arr[0]))];

    Thank you.
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